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Homes heated with wood emit much more particulate pollution and volatile organic compounds than homes using natural gas, according to the Utah Division of Air Quality. So how do you get people from using wood-burning stoves, especially on bad air days?
On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., University of Utah researcher Kerry Kelly, Salt Lake County Health Department executive director Gary Edwards and Tim Wagner, Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment, join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss why wood smoke is so bad for the air we breathe and how it should be regulated.
Watch this online video chat at sltrib.com. You can also join the discussion by sending questions and comments to the hashtag #TribTalk on Twitter and Google+ or texting 801-609-8059.