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Alaska files suit against OWB owners

Post in 'The Boiler Room - Wood Boilers and Furnaces' started by mikefrommaine, Jan 15, 2013.

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  1. Downeast Farmer

    Downeast Farmer New Member

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    I'm with you, tmudd, and it's that way here, too--my neighbors are the local government and thank goodness they're willing to do it--our First Selectman gets nothing but flack every day of the year for a measly six hundred bucks--and the desire to serve. But it's that way everywhere in our country, which is why our forebears fought for our system. I think all those people who are always railing against the government--especially those who work for it or were elected to lead it--are either lazy or disingenuous: if you don't like the government, get in there and fix it or elect people who will. Now, that's my two cents....

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  2. TheMightyMoe

    TheMightyMoe Minister of Fire

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    We need to keep giving the government money so they can fix everything.

    I'm here from the government, I'm here to help.
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  3. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    "I'm from the government and I am here to tell you to quit choking your neighbors. Since in a society of laws they can't come over and shove those green splits up your ass."
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  4. TheMightyMoe

    TheMightyMoe Minister of Fire

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    Or the government could send in one of it's "experts" to diagnose if their actually is a problem with the boilers or if it is simply the fact that they are burning green splits.

    But it is so much easier to sue someone for 10k a day, after all, the legal staff is already on hand to handle any possible problems.

    Like I said, I am not against regulation, but how they do it. It isn't regulation if they simply ban it / force people to find alternatives at their own expense. But it is a lot easier to ban/fine it then to regulate it.

    It's not about the fact I give them money, but what they do with it.

    We voted the EPA away up here for a reason. So now the state has to do the kings bidding.

    /shrug.
  5. pen

    pen There are some who call me...mod. Staff Member

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    I think a month and a 1/2 run on this topic is good for now.

    Closing things down.

    pen
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