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EPA's Publication Warehouse

Order EPA publications from the National Service Center for Environmental Publications (NSCEP) at no cost.

You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader, available as a free download, to view some of the files on this page. See EPA's PDF page to learn more about PDF, and for a link to the free Acrobat Reader.

Strategies for Reducing Residential Wood Smoke (2013) (PDF) (45pp, 593k) - Written for state, local and tribal air pollution control officials to have a comprehensive list of strategies to help communities reduce wood smoke from residential heating

Changeout Guide - Helps determine whether it is feasible to develop and implement a wood stove changeout campaign.

EPA's Backyard Burning Publications - Brochures developed for state, local and tribal agencies to use when discouraging the practice of backyard burning (2003).

Guidance Document for Residential Wood Combustion Emission Control Measures (1989) (PDF) (234pp, 8.0 MB) - Provides guidance for local, state, and tribal air officials in developing plans for controlling emissions from residential wood combustion devices.

Guidance for States to Incorporate a Wood Stove Changeout Program into State Implementation Plans (2006) (PDF) (22 pp, 202 KB) - Provides guidance on quantifying residential wood combustion emission reductions from wood stove changeout programs.

Guidance for Using SEPs to Implement Wood Stove Changeout Programs (2007) (PDF) (24pp, 100k) - Provides guidance to state government officials on how to utilize supplemental environmental projects to implement a wood stove changeout program.

Technical Information Document for Residential Wood Combustion Best Available Control Measures (1992) (PDF) (100pp, 3.7 MB) - Provides technical information for the development of best control measures for residential wood combustion in areas designated nonattainment for particulate matter (PM).

Wood Stove Compliance - A federal program that promotes compliance with the requirements of the wood heater regulation.

EPA has outreach materials available to help promote the Burn Wise message. If you have questions, please email Leigh Herrington at herrington.leigh@epa.gov.



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