Presenter Information

Anna Herling, Colby CollegeFollow

Location

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

Start Date

1-5-2014 10:00 AM

End Date

1-5-2014 11:00 AM

Project Type

Poster- Restricted to Campus Access

Description

The effects that wood smoke has on humans are great and include respiratory problems, asthma, and cardiovascular problems, among others. The EPA offers many suggestions for reducing wood smoke exposure. Maine has recently proposed regulations on residential wood heaters that would enact more stringent standards on new wood burning heaters.

Faculty Sponsor

Gail Carlson

Sponsoring Department

Colby College. Environmental Studies Program

CLAS Field of Study

Interdisciplinary Studies

Event Website

http://www.colby.edu/clas

ID

442

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May 1st, 10:00 AM May 1st, 11:00 AM

The Effects of Wood Smoke on Human Health

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

The effects that wood smoke has on humans are great and include respiratory problems, asthma, and cardiovascular problems, among others. The EPA offers many suggestions for reducing wood smoke exposure. Maine has recently proposed regulations on residential wood heaters that would enact more stringent standards on new wood burning heaters.

http://digitalcommons.colby.edu/clas/2014/program/31