Report touts pollution solutions for Fairbanks

From the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Thursday, December 17, 2009:

Environmentalists and conservatives have joined forces to help solve air pollution in Fairbanks.

Their report goes before the Fairbanks North Star Borough air pollution control commission today, and one of the recommendations calls on the government to improve access to wood cutting on public lands. The group also calls for the government to provide incentives to people to upgrade their wood stoves and to educate people on the merits of proper wood burning.

Similar recommendations and harsher ones, such as temporary bans on wood burning, have gone before borough officials before. This is the first list of recommendations to come from a broad-based community coalition.

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