Wood Heating Eclipses All Other Sources of PM2.5 Pollution in Massachusetts May 3, 2024

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The Amherst Independent

Brita Lundberg, MD, a board member of Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility, said, “Burning wood increases air pollution and pollution-related disease and creates climate-damaging greenhouse gasses at a time when scientists are telling us urgently to slash these emissions. Many deaths could be prevented by reducing air pollution levels in the Commonwealth. Why are state legislators advancing a proposal that would harm human health?”

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