ALASKA: Battle over Fairbanks’ wood smoke and Proposition 2 thickens

Fri, Sep 23 2011 — Source: Fairbanks Daily News Miner

With less than a month before voters decide the fate of a ballot proposition that introduces penalties for heavy air polluters and bans certain devices, two groups are gearing up on opposite sides of the issue.

Healthy Air Now helped craft and introduce Proposition 2. It and Interior Alaskans Opposed to Prop 2 are busy forming campaigns, refining stances and raising money for a heated debate.