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2012 Feb. 5: AZ: Growth plans must take aim at pollution

2012 Feb. 5: AZ: Growth plans must take aim at pollution Arizona Republic No-burn days are one of the most familiar anti-pollution measures. Wood–burning fires are prohibited on days when particulate levels are expected to be high … Advertisements

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2012 Jan. 1: AZ Phoenix: Phoenix-area no burn days hard to enforce

2012 Jan. 1: AZ Phoenix: Phoenix-area no burn days hard to enforce Arizona Republic Smoke from wood burning emits PM2.5 dust particles, which are so tiny that about 30 of them would make up the width of a human hair. … Continue reading

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2011 Dec. 30: AZ Phoenix (Maricopa County): Environmental regulators ban wood burning on Friday in …

2011 Dec. 30: AZ Phoenix (Maricopa County): Environmental regulators ban wood burning on Friday in … The Republic … banned from lighting wood-burning fires such as fire places and fire pits. … that will help increase the concentrations of fine … Continue reading

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2011 Dec. 29: AZ Maricopa County: ‘No burn’ restriction issued for Friday

2011 Dec. 29: AZ Maricopa County: ‘No burn’ restriction issued for Friday East Valley Tribune This will only help to increase the concentrations of fine particulates in the air. Combustion from wood burning fires is a strong contributor to the … Continue reading

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2011 Dec. 30: AZ Phoenix: No Burn Day leading into holiday weekend

2011 Dec. 30: AZ Phoenix: No Burn Day leading into holiday weekend KPHO Phoenix … watch for fine particulates for Friday- that means it’s a No Burn Day. … fire pits and open outdoor burning, including manufactured or wax logs, … Continue reading

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2011 Dec. 29: AZ Tucson: (Fireplaces & firepits) Why is air quality worse when it’s cold?

2011 Dec. 29: AZ Tucson: (Fireplaces & firepits) Why is air quality worse when it’s cold? Why is air quality worse when it’s cold? KOLD-TV These small particles come from burning wood in fireplaces and fire pits, as well as … Continue reading

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2011 Dec. 25: AZ Phoenix: Pollution Advisory, Burn Ban Issued

2011 Dec. 25: AZ Phoenix: Pollution Advisory, Burn Ban Issued MyFox Phoenix County officials say the burn restrictions include fireplaces, fire pits and open outdoor burning. Keep your comments civil – MyFOXPhoenix.com reserves the …

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