Industry Welcomes Proposed EPA Revisions to NSPS

Sell-Through Would Provide Critical Relief for Retailers, Consumers and Manufacturers The Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (HPBA) welcomes the release today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of proposed revisions to regulations affecting wood and pellet stoves, hydronic heaters, and warm air furnaces. The publication, known as a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), contains … Continue reading Industry Welcomes Proposed EPA Revisions to NSPS

HPBA Launches “Save Wood Heat” Campaign

HPBA launched a new campaign in September to promote industry’s efforts to extend the effective date of the New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) and make corrections to the regulation. Savewoodheat.org provides the public and policymakers with more information about the NSPS and its impacts on different products. The website contains links to news articles, fact … Continue reading HPBA Launches “Save Wood Heat” Campaign

NSPS Extension Legislation Moves Through Senate Committee

The HPBA-supported legislation, S. 1857, to extend the effective date for three years (from May 15, 2020 to May 15, 2023), was finally voted on by the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) on September 18, 2018. During the markup, EPW Democrats offered an amendment that would: (1) strip the extension language; (2) … Continue reading NSPS Extension Legislation Moves Through Senate Committee