“This is not about the tyranny of government overreach and the revolution has come to Bellevue,” said Bellevue resident and anti-burning activist Carol Wivell. “This is about people going before your elected officials and begging for help.
Even so-called clean dry firewood emits a lot of toxic chemicals into the air, not to mention the particulate matter that gets deep down into your lungs. It contributes to strokes and heart attacks.
You don’t know how many elderly people are trapped inside their houses because they are afraid to speak up.”
From the article “New Regulations Would Tighten Fire Pit Rules in Allegheny County” http://wesa.fm/post/new-regulations-would-tighten-fire-pit-rules-allegheny-county