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Smog from the Pinnacle Renewable Holding...

Smog from the Pinnacle Renewable Holdings pellet plant in Smithers
As I posted on FB, the company committed that they weren’t going to smoke up the valley when they applied to the Province for permission to operate. As the photos show, this commitment is being called into question.  Since when is aspen considered a slash by-product?  This green wood is currently being processed by Pinnacle, and is likely contributing to the smoke emissions being...

Proposed revisions to the Open Burning S...

Proposed revisions to the Open Burning Smoke Control Regulation
Note that the changes significantly weaken the ability to reduce smoke caused by slash burning. If you have concerns, send an email to OBSCR@gov.bc.ca Jim Senka – jsenka@gmail.com Clean Air Now   Download [419.02...

Jim Senka Letter to the OBSCR

Jim Senka Letter to the OBSCR
The Open Burnining Smoke Control Regulation – is currently being revised by the Government. It’s still possible to submit your thoughts/comments as a member of the public to OBSCR@gov.bc.ca.  please feel free to do so. Below is my letter to the the OBSCR.  We’re also trying to get the Government to do something about the emissions from NewPro which are substantial....

CAN Reading List on Burning Wood and Car...

CAN Reading List on Burning Wood and Carbon Emissions
Hello, everyone. Here I attach (at the bottom of this post) a revised version of my CAN Reading List on Burning Wood and Carbon Emissions. It now includes a paragraph on what I take to be an extremely important research document on biochar. I strongly urge anyone interested in the possibility of biochar being used as a means of eliminating smoke in our region to read this paper. I...