Archive for March, 2013

Painful Payment for Afghan Debt: A Daughter, 6

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

KABUL, Afghanistan — As the shadows lengthened around her family’s hut here in one of Kabul’s sprawling refugee camps, a slight 6-year-old girl ran in to where her father huddled with a group of elders near a rusty wood stove. Her father …


Wood stove exchange

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

Do you heat with wood? If so, here’s a chance for you to upgrade your old wood stove or wood fireplace insert to a cleaner burning unit and save some money while improving local air quality! Until April 30, municipal and rural residents of the …


Wood stove exchange program

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

Do you heat with wood? If so, here’s a chance for you to upgrade your old wood stove or wood fireplace insert to a cleaner burning unit and save some money while improving local air quality! Until April 30, municipal and rural residents of the …


Is Improved Home Insulation Losing Out To Buying a Wood Burning Stove? – SourceWire (press release)

Sunday, March 31st, 2013
Is Improved Home Insulation Losing Out To Buying a Wood Burning Stove?
SourceWire (press release)
Research in recent times such as the ICM Rockwool research have confirmed the rising figures of fitting or re-instatement of wood burning stoves and open fires – 1.5 million homes in the 5 years up to the release of the figures in 2011. AGA Rangemaster

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Burke plans new court

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

BURKE — Something good may come from a fire that destroyed a Burke wood-stove business last year. The town might buy the property for its new courthouse. The Burke Town Council made an offer recently to buy a 1.65-acre parcel west of the Town Garage at …


Craigslist Finds: Wood Stove, Drum Kit & More – Patch.com

Saturday, March 30th, 2013
Craigslist Finds: Wood Stove, Drum Kit & More
Patch.com
Wood stove – $700; 5-piece drum kit – $400; Heineken bar mirror – $30; Oak pedestal table – $300; Concrete drill – $75; Ab coaster – $150; Vintage tin picnic basket – $25. Click here to check out nearby Craigslist finds in Port Jefferson and in the

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DEARBORN HEIGHTS: Admitted heroin addict pawns mom’s furnace – Southgate News Herald

Friday, March 29th, 2013
DEARBORN HEIGHTS: Admitted heroin addict pawns mom's furnace
Southgate News Herald
The owner told them the man came to the shop at about 4 p.m. March 22, and a furnace was on his pickup truck bed. He said his family was installing a wood stove and would no longer need the furnace. The shop owner bought it for $150, but didn't resell

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Borough Assembly rejects clean air incentive proposal – Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Friday, March 29th, 2013
Borough Assembly rejects clean air incentive proposal
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
David Throop pointed out the absurdity of having one government program, the wood stove change-out program, whereby the government is buying people cleaner-burning wood stoves, and then another government program whereby people are paid not to


Missoula mill to pay $130K for air pollution violations

Friday, March 29th, 2013

Roseburg Forest Products has agreed to pay $130,925 to a wood stove replacement program under a settlement that resolves years of air pollution violations at its Missoula particleboard plant. The Montana Department of Environmental Protection said Thursday …


Timber co. to pay $130K for Montana air violations

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An Oregon timber company has agreed to pay $130,925 to a wood stove replacement program under a settlement that resolves air pollution violations alleged by Montana regulators. The Montana Department of Environmental …