From The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Tuesday, July 13, 2010:
The number of people who heat with wood in the Fairbanks North Star Borough is slowly rising, a new study shows.
Researchers called 300 area households last winter and asked a series of questions, mostly regarding home heating habits.
They found the number of borough households using wood heat has gone up about 7 percent since 2006.
A breakdown by area shows wood heat is more popular in North Pole than any other ZIP code.
Borough administrators are using the survey results to help decide where to steer funding for a wood stove replacement program. Future studies will be used to gauge whether the local air pollution control program is working.
Continue reading: Study finds more Fairbanks borough homes keep warm by burning wood than in 2006