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The Founder of our Society has passed.
The society has a new division! The 2° Institute
the Clean Air Society Winter Newsletter
Smoke Free Bylaw proposal for the Town of Gibsons and Sechelt
BC MoE Announces 2016 Wood Stove Exchange Program Funding
Clean Air Society Newsletter for Summer/Fall 2015
The SCCAS Educational Symposium: Keep Our Air Safe!
Winter 2015 Newsletter
Ministry of Environment announces BC’s 2014-‘15 Wood Stove Exchange Program
Howe Sound Stakeholders meet with MPs Weston and Carrie
Let’s Cool It
Metro Vancouver Discontinues Current Waste-To-Energy Procurement Process
BC MoE Announces 2016 Wood Stove Exchange Program Funding
The Union of B.C. Municipalities (UBCM) endorsed a motion regarding the transfer of coal to Texada
Wine Tasting fundraiser April 12, 2014 at Seaside Centre in Sechelt
No Incineration Campaign on the Sunshine Coast
Want to join the Sunshine Coast Tobacco Task Force??
Opposition to a Coal Transfer Facility at Fraser Surrey Docks and Transportation to Texada Island!
Clean Air Society December 2013 Newsletter
Air pollution ‘still harming Europeans’ health’
10 Easy Steps for Clean Air Day
Clean Air - Smells Good to Me
A proper burning wood stove will have little to no smoke coming out the chimney
So Easy to Compost
Open Burning video about Alberni Valley, Vancouver Island
SCENTED LAUNDRY PRODUCTS MAY POSE UNKNOWN HEALTH RISKS
Incineration of Garbage and Other Wastes
Working with the District of Sechelt toban land clearing burns by developers
The 2011 Wood Stove Exchange program promoted with a Billboard!
‘Black carbon’ key to tackling climate threat: UN report
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Clean air news from around the world
- Thousands Expected to Celebrate Earth Day at Clean Air Council's Run for Clean Air presented by Toyota Hybrids - a ...
- Clean Power Plan Litigation: An End Run around the Clean Air Act and the Democratic Process
- Tenneco Receives Supplier Award from Toyota
- Fairbanks Clean-Air Advocates: Slow Regulatory Startup Encourages Opponents
- Local companies accused of clean air violations
- National environmental group launches $500K ad campaign targeting Portman pollution amendment
- Stand Up for Transportation, Stand Up for Clean Air: Clean Diesel Moves a Majority of America's Public Transit
- Britain on smog alert over toxic cloud
- Clean air report praises Kern for low pollution projects
- EPA Reached Settlement with MTU over alleged CAA violations.
- Clean air rules may not be 'appropriate,' justices say
- MTU America Inc., Agrees To Conduct Proper Testing To Ensure Engines Meet Air Pollution Standards
- Tee-Off for Clean Air in Texas
- Logan High students design educational posters for Clean Air Poster Contest
- Clean Air Power secures university grant extension
- Obama, opponents take air pollution fight to high court
- Settlement with Continental Carbon will reduce air pollution.
- Electric cars, clean air: Garcetti outlines vision for a 'sustainable' L.A.
- Lawsuit targets EPA in Utah regional haze plan 'failure'
- BGSU reevaluates smoking ban to make it more efficient
This year, the society tried a new form of marketing for the Wood stove exchange program: A road billboard on the highway in Sechelt! Here's a photo of it.
Our Wood Stove Exchange program has been running now since November of last year, and the vouchers are practically flying out of the hands of our participating retailers: Sechelt Fireplace & Gas Sechelt Home Hardware…
SOURCE: TERRADAILY ------------ Curbing sooty particles emitted by burning biomass and smog caused by traffic fumes would slow the onslaught of climate change and deliver many health benefits, a UN report said here on Wednesday.…
January 15th, 1 – 4 pm Roberts Creek Community Hall You’re invited to a free workshop on what you can do to heat your home with a safe, clean and efficient wood stove fire. Join…
Is that old wood stove still eating up your time and money, and sending it “up in smoke”? You can make a difference for clean air, and your pocket book by exchanging your old, inefficient…
This Fall the Sechelt Council will consider an amendment to the District of Sechelt's Burn Bylaw that will prohibit developers' burns. Currently the Burn Bylaw prohibits backyard burning. However when developers clear the land of…
Information from SCCAS member Louis Legal, retired meteorologist Minister Stockwell Day announced in Gibsons last Wednesday that the Howe Sound Pulp and Paper (HSPP) mill was receiving $37 million in federal funds for boiler upgrades.…
The Clean Air Society's Wood Stove Exchange Program" of 2009/2010 was just that, a great success. Thanks to a grant from the Ministry of the Environment, distributed through BC Lung, we were able to distribute…
From April 15th to October 15th, open burning (aka burning of a Class B pile) is not allowed. Here's what a Class B pile is defined as: A small backyard fire for burning waaste material.…
A properly installed, correctly used wood-burning appliance should be smoke free. If you see or smell smoke that means you may have a problem. Practice the following guidelines to for an efficient fire, and reduce…
How bad is wood burning on climate change? "removing one ton of black carbon will have the same [climate] effect as removing 2,000 to 3,000 tons of CO2," says climatologist Veerabhadran Ramanathan of the Scripps…
Here is the letter in PDF format. Cancer Society Letter
Tymax Industries has been approved for a curtain burner to be located near Sechelt. They have advised us that they will not be proceeding with the burner and will instead grind and compost or ship…
Shannon Kewley from Gibsons is the winner of our new members draw on Clean Air Day June 3, 2009. She is now the proud owner of a brand spankin new green push lawn mower donated…
The membership criteria for the Society was reviewed at our last Board meeting. The policy will now be that new members will be required to give their name, address, phone number and e mail address.…
The Sunshine Coast Clean Air Society is on the hunt for an event coordinator. If this tweaks your interest at all please call Vicki Tyndall 604-885-6471.
We would like to thank all our volunteers who made it possible for us to have 2 tables available on Clean Air Day, June 3, 2009. One in Gibsons at Sunnybrook Mall and the other…
This is taken from Western Wilderness Committee's newsletter: An extensive body of medical literature has demonstrated that pesticides pose a significant threat to human health. Pesticide exposure has been linked to cancer, including childhood cancer,…
This is an article from the Coast Reporter on Howe Sound Pulp and Paper Mill burning plastic: Burning plastic raises concern Howe Sound Pulp and Paper (HSPP) is burning plastic, but it is not burning…
Here's a new story worth reading: http://www.cbc.ca/health/story/2009/02/04/mtl-wood-stove-ban-0204.html Montreal is poised to pass one of the strictest laws in the country regarding wood stoves midway through a winter marked by record high levels of winter smog.…
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