Smoky Fairbanks air indirectly caused by high oil prices

Increased wood burning in the Fairbanks area is causing localized air quality problems. The oil price spike this summer resulted in many area home and business owners switching from oil to wood heating and that’s putting a lot of smoke into the air. Joan Hardesty with Department of Environmental Conservation in Fairbanks says her agency regularly gets complaints.

Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks

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