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Hi i tried to find the copd on the conditions drop down menu, it didn't have it. I have filed this under bronchitus as well, but I really meant this message for copd sufferers.
WOOD STOVES, …
I live in Troon , a civilised place to live , you would think. But the proliferation of chic urban wood burning stoves is something that local councils, mp’s, seem reluctant to do anything about.
70% of outside smoke gets into my house, (according to scientific articles I’ve read).
this causes injury to people who have the misfortune to live next to people who burn wood or coal.
My experience so far suggests to me, that what is needed is to disabuse people of the “folksy” glamour they seem to attribute to the use of wood burning and coal burning in urban areas as some deluded expiation of an Adam and Eve primal self sufficiency. This is needed because this lifestyle choice of theirs , is being exported to unwilling beneficiaries of this selfish choice. I am ab out at my wit's end.
My garden is uninhabitable when these stoves are lit. Inside my house, peaking particularly around 8′oclock at night, there arrives the unmistakable sour-sweet odour of my neighbour’s wood burning stove molecules finally achieving a big enough mass for my nose to detect it. Of course, before I can detect this nasally, because these molecules, less than the size of a virus, penetrates my walls, these molecules have been working their way all day invisibly into my body.
Am I consigned to accepting that the liberty of wood burning families is valued higher than my liberty to breathe clean air. Particularly if one has copd
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