Deal With My Old Woodstove?
As of August 1, 2010 There is a new Oregon law
that requires removal of uncertified woodstoves when selling a home.
In 2009 the Oregon Legislature signed Senate Bill 102 into law which
requires the removal of uncertified woodstove from a home when it is
sold. The law is supposed to protect Oregonians from uncontrolled
wood smoke. The fear is that residential wood burning is a
significant source of air pollution, which includes fine particulate
and air toxics. As the homeowner you are required to destroy
Here is the
DEQ's fact sheet.
a list of the EPA certified woodstoves and fireplace inserts.
Here is a
list of the DEQ certified woodstoves and fireplace inserts.
For frequently asked questions on the new
Oregon policy please check out the Oregon DEQ FAQ here.
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