An Act To Protect Public Health by Regulating Excessive Wood Smoke as a Nuisance
Sec. 1. 22 MRSA §1562-A is enacted to read:
§ 1562-A. Emission from outdoor wood-burning device
This bill makes operating in a densely populated area an outdoor wood-burning device that produces visible emissions totaling 12 minutes in any hour that cross onto any land or buildings immediately adjacent to a dwelling or commercial building not owned by the owner of the outdoor wood-burning device a nuisance. A fine of not less than $10 nor more than $100 may be adjudged for creating the nuisance.