Off Grid Attack: EPA To Outlaw Many Wood Burning Stoves
“Our ever so helpful government has decided that your wood burning stove is now a danger to the world. In another attempt to outlaw the off grid lifestyle, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the same agency that was recently caught using drones to spy on Americans, is now going after home owners who use Wood Burning Stoves to heat their homes.
Shortly after the re-election of President Obama, the agency announced new radical environmental regulations that threaten to effect people who live off the grid. The EPA’s new environmental regulations reduce the amount of airborne fine-particle matter from 15 micrograms to 12 micrograms per cubic meter of air.
This means that most wood burning stoves would now fall into a class that would deemed unacceptable under these new draconian measures. The EPA has even launched a nifty new website called burn wise to try to sway public opinion………” (Entire article can be found at link below.)
Time to contact your Senators & Representatives, to let them know how you feel about this horrible overreach by the Obama administration's EPA. If the people who are angered by this proposed EPA action, literally FLOOD their representatives' offices and "bury" the EPA, under an avalanche of outrage, with a "HELL, NO!!! MY STOVE WON'T GO!!!" reaction to this, then the EPA may be taken aback by the ferocity of the opposition to their plan to ban woodstoves.
“Contact Us” page for the EPA - http://www.epa.gov/epahome/comments.htm. LOTS (really) of contact info for each of the EPA Regions can be found at the following links:
EPA Region 1 (New England): Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont & 10 Tribal Nations - (http://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/region1.html è http://www.epa.gov/region1/contact/index.html çContact Region 1)
EPA Region 3 (Mid-Atlantic): Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia & West Virginia – (http://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/region3.html è http://www.epa.gov/region3/comments.htm çContact Region 3)
EPA Region 4 (Southeast): Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee & 6 Tribes – (http://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/region4.html è http://www.epa.gov/region4/home/contact.html çContact Region 4)
EPA Region 5 (Great Lakes): Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin & 35 Tribes – (http://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/region5.html è http://www.epa.gov/region5/contact.html çContact Region 5)
EPA Region 6 (South Central): Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas & 66 Tribal Nations – (http://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/region6.html è http://www.epa.gov/region6/r6coment.htm çContact Region 6)
EPA Region 9 (Pacific Southwest): Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands & 148 Tribes – (http://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/region9.html è http://www.epa.gov/region9/contact-region9.html çContact Region 9)
EPA Region 10 (Pacific Northwest): Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington & 271 Native Tribes – (http://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/region10.html è http://yosemite.epa.gov/r10/homepage.nsf/webpage/Contact+Us?opendocument çContact Region 10)
Do you want to comment on EPA regulations? (http://www.epa.gov/epahome/comments.htm) – “Our proposed regulations are almost always open to the public for comment, typically for 30-90 days after the date of publication in the Federal Register. You can comment on them in several ways; each rule tells you how in its "Addresses" section. You can also learn more about commenting on our "Get Involved with EPA Regulations" page http://www.epa.gov/lawsregs/getinvolved.html”
From the EPA’s own search engine, the link for the result of the search of the term “outlawing wood stoves”- http://nlquery.epa.gov/epasearch/epasearch?querytext=outlawing+wood+stoves&typeofsearch=epa&fld=&areaname=Laws+and+Regulations&areacontacts=+http%3A%2F%2Fwww.epa.gov%2Fepahome%2Fcomments3.htm&areasearchurl=&result_template=epafiles_default.xsl&filter=sample4filt.hts
The combined actions of an “army” grassroots Conservative activists can be powerful enough to turn back the tide of this wanton overreach of the EPA.
Here in the Phoenix, Arizona area we have no burn days where those that get caught are given a warning the first time and get fined after getting caught again after that.
That is not cool. Many forests are littered with underbrush, and the US Forestry Service is paid to do controlled burns periodically. This is so that Nature herself won't do a far worse, massive burn. Wood in the forest is going to get burned one way or another. That is the reality of the physical world. If wood were being taken out of the forest and burned on an industrial scale, such as for an electrical plant, that is one thing, but going after home wood stoves is ridiculous.
What's next, outlawing campfires?
This is just more body control,placing everyone back on gird=counted& controled,.
Gov created,raised,controled,worked,taxed,killed,desposed of,all in "gov" "Style".
Last chance to do anything about that is now,arm& join your local Militia,there is no middle ground nor choice. Times nearly up for learning. No Fence Sitters Allowed,by either side.
Join now,as either Prolem fixer or Problem to be fixed.
Campfires have already been outloawed,along with Boy & Girl Scouts & proper all Human persons firearms ownership,where those not owning are instanly ones noted as sbujects of interest.
Well, I've been in a lot of National Forests over the past 3 years, and I know campfires have not been outlawed. Rather, burn bans happen when it's a jolly good idea not to be burning anything. Like when the forest is dry as kindling due to drought and the winds are high. Only idiots disobey the fire risk warning signs posted on main roads to the forests. I have no sympathy for that. We have to live with the realities of the forest, and not with either authoritarian or selfish ideas about it. There will be times when we *must not* burn stuff, and times when we *must* burn stuff. Nature is a cycle and some pine trees *only* reproduce by fire.
There is a middle ground. Prepare yourself slowly with survival skills, on your own. Don't be paranoid about anything. Just be aware that the day could come, and you need to know your skills before that day comes. Don't bother with groups gnashing their teeth and saying the threat is upon us right this second. It isn't, and that kind of poisonous mentality will only cause you and others to live a life of fear. Just practice whatever you need to practice slowly, as time allows. So when that tsunami hits your coast and you're suddenly in a disaster area, and the economy simultaneously implodes so things turn lawless, you don't have to be a victim to circumstances.
Brandon,either you are not well informed on the current state of the U S or you may be part of the "Problem"-which are you?
This is not parnoia,for even if it does not come to pass,there is reason to think so.
If you do not wish warning,do not heed,but do not mislead others into failing to themselves check facts.
While it is true,there are times & places for most things,& there is now reduced areas where it is safe to burn anything,if you take careful notice,the overall number of campgrounds,along with those designed to allow when safe,campfires has markedly decreased,as USFS personel have attested to in the past,weather they will continued to is debateable.
This is some respects,is now at the stage,where it is not lack of money to buy some things,but lack of some things needed,to buy,you already can not.
This is not the begining stage of Out of Time,nor paranioa& as even the Sheeple are begining to Bleat,& there is nothing those tamping info working for this false type gov can do about it,though you can keep trying,you have & shall fail,just like their type of false gov.
"Not informed?" I've lived 50% of my time in the past 3 years in those National Forests, doing dispersed camping. I don't mean I was out there having fun for a weekend, I mean I literally live in the woods, going back to civilization every 5..7 days to get new supplies. What's your cred?
I don't care what people are doing at paid campsites. Hardcore campers don't use them. We drive along the crappy forest roads, find somewhere that someone has already built a fire ring typically, and use it. No big deal and no USFS is breathing down our necks about it.
Really hardcore campers backpack in and disappear. That's not practical for me as I've got a dog to protect and feed, and I'm trying to get computer programming done. I need a way to generate electricity and typically that's been my car engine. Even if I do figure out a way to cheaply generate electricity from a campfire, it'll surely be too heavy for me to backpack with. Military grade flexible carryable solar panels are too expensive for me to consider right now. I'm living in the woods to be cheap, not for kicks.