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Air District: wood burning discouraged, but not banned today

Original post made on Jan 3, 2018

Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials are discouraging the burning of wood Wednesday but have not called a Winter Spare the Air alert that would ban and penalize it.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, January 3, 2018, 11:44 AM

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Posted by Smoke filled my room
a resident of Triple El
on Jan 3, 2018 at 4:44 pm

Sitting in my family room, I smelled smoke; went to my master bedroom and the smoke of wood burning filled my room. The master bath window was opened earlier. Why does anyone have the right to infringe upon other peoples' fresh air? Wood burning should be banned and an ordinance in place to allow only gas fireplaces.

Posted by SmokeGetsInYourEyes
a resident of Crescent Park
on Jan 5, 2018 at 1:22 pm

I agree with Smoke filled my room
There is no place for wood burning fires in a dense city.
My neighbor's kids go out at night and burn fires in the hot summer when
everyone has their windows open to cool off. It is thoughtless, insensitive
and anti-social to smoke out your neighbors with wood fires when smoking
ordinances do not even allow a cigarette in 20 feet of an exit or entrance
to a public place.

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