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22 Comments

Reply Blaine Foster
7:38 AM on February 20, 2010 
I really like when people are expressing their opinion and thought. So I like the way you are writing
Reply butsosteoms
5:58 PM on January 19, 2010 
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Reply butsosteoms
3:14 PM on January 19, 2010 
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Reply Lynn
7:55 PM on November 20, 2009 
I am now very sick. Acute bronchitis. I don't think it will ever get better. The wood boiler has been down a few days, but it will be back on again soon. It is killing us and out dog. We will have to move.
WHERE THE HELL IS AL GORE!
Reply Joe
5:21 AM on November 5, 2009 
The Jon guy is not the same person look at the IP address
Reply Lynn
12:38 AM on October 26, 2009 
We are trying to deal with an outdoor wood boiler.
It's horrible. It was warm last night and today, but we can't open a window or use our yard.
My husband took our dog out, and they both came in smelling like the inside of a chimney. Our screened in porch reeks of a creasote smell, as does the entire fenced in back yard.
What is wrong with our government allowing this polution?
We are prisoners in our own home, being poisoned by toxic fumes. Do we really have to sacrifice our lives to help someone get cheaper hot water?
Add to that someone that was heating their pool water in the spring time, and someone nearby with a fire pit.
It's now 12:30, and we noticed the smoke pouring out of the stack at 3:00 pm. The air outside is barely breathable.
But what am I to do? I have to let my dog out. I can't bear to think of the damage that this smoke is doing to her lungs.
I'm not opposed to wood burning, I have a fireplace, and used to have a woodstove.
I have cancer, and currently have pneumonitis. I have lived in the same place for 31 years and never had a smoke problem until last winter.
Reply Debra Fowler
11:53 AM on June 2, 2009 
We must all do our part to clean up the environment. These need to be regulated or banned! I have the right to enjoy my property without smelly smoke and worrying about my health. These should be banned like cigarette smoke.......I choose not to burn wood in my house because of the health risks. Why should I be subject to the same health risks because my neighbor wants to save money on his heating bills or heat his pool in the summer. Something has to be done!
Reply Woodnyet
12:46 AM on April 16, 2009 
Keep up the good work! Yours is the best news source on OWBs we have. People are unaware of the health dangers of their ill-chosen heating source.
Reply Victoria
1:36 PM on April 9, 2009 
I have a problem with OWBs and wood stoves, which both create putrid smoke. I am not on anyone's payroll, nor affiliated with any groups other than those fighting for clean air. Smoke is smoke, regardless of where it is emitted from. OWBs create more smoke, but when exposed to wood stove smoke, the results are also lethal, as any wood smoke can contain the same contaminants. I became seriously ill last fall from my next door neighbor's wood stove smoke that entered my home through closed windows. He burned almost 24/7 beginning in mid October when the temps were in the upper 60's. In damp, warm weather, any wood smoke hugs the ground. His smoke surrounded my home for months, until I finally asked him to stop, which, thank goodness he did. Because by then my nose and respiratory system were infected with staph, due to inhalation of wood smoke. It tore my nose, throat and lungs apart. Please visit my website for more info: http://www.woodsmokefreeny.com There are photos you can see for yourself.
Freedom Of Air - this is a great site. Will you link with me?
Thank you! Victoria, New York, USA
Reply Jon
8:13 AM on March 26, 2009 
Whoops. My apologies to all. I thought this site was trying to ban all wood burning. I see now it is about outdoor wood smokers - a totally different thing. These things don't burn wood, they smolder wood and make uneeded pollution. Keep up the good fight here. Jon.