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EPA moves to cut wood stove pollution

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DULUTH, Minn. — The smell of wood smoke wafting on a cold winter’s night may be a hallmark of life in the Upper Midwest, but the federal government says it also may be a health hazard.

The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday moved to reduce pollution from new wood stoves, wood boilers and pellet stoves used for heating purposes starting in 2015.

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