2021 Archive | Blog | HPBA

Entries for 2021

October 13, 2021

The Federal Government makes it official: it will cost more to heat this winter in most regions

Anyone who has purchased gasoline recently already suspects that energy may cost more this winter, but some families, in some parts of the country, may be in for a really big surprise. On October 13th...

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August 23, 2021

Wood Burning Issues and What Retailers Need to Know

Retailers: Have your suppliers been telling you their hot new products are stalled waiting for approval from EPA? They are not just spinning a yarn, there is a reason that virtually ALL of the manuf...

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June 22, 2021

HPBA Statement in Response to AG Letter to EPA

The manufacturers that HPBA represents have made massive investments over the past three decades to develop the next generation of cleaner-burning wood stoves. As industry has long identified, one maj...

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April 14, 2021

With Proper Preparation and Motivation, Virtual Hill Meetings Work

If you had asked me a year ago whether I thought virtual congressional meetings would be as productive as in-person meetings, I would have said no way. But here we are, and I find myself pleased to be...

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March 18, 2021

HPBA Response to NESCAUM Report

Are the new, ultra clean woodstoves just as bad for air quality as your grandparents’ ancient woodstove? That’s what you might think if you read the recent report released by NESCAUM. Of c...

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February 16, 2021

Stay warm and safe with your fireplace

It’s extremely cold out there for most of North America. To make this more dangerous, many parts of the country and millions of households are also coping with power outages. It is our hope that...

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January 29, 2021

Update on HPBA NSPS Litigation

The Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (HPBA) appeared before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in oral arguments in litigation against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA...

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January 22, 2021

Outreach to your local elected officials: One Affiliate’s story

Note: Northeast HPBA made the decision to email all of the newly-elected house and senate representatives in each state to congratulate them on their victory, to introduce them to the NEHPBA members i...

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