Comments for: Pollutants in wood smoke ‘can take years off people’s lives’ — Health groups push for new stove emission standards

Posted Feb. 21, 2014, at 2:34 p.m.
Last modified Feb. 21, 2014, at 4:01 p.m.

On cold, snowy nights, many Mainers light the wood stove or the fireplace to beat the chill and enjoy the flickering ambience of an open flame. But that treasured tradition comes at a cost, according to the American Lung Association. Smoke from wood-burning stoves and fireplaces contains harmful gases and …

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