To: Luz Robles, Jim Dabakis, Gene Davis, Pat Jones, Karen Mayne, Wayne Harper, Deidre Henderson, Brian Shiozawa, Wayne Niederhauser, Aaron Osmond, Howard Stephenson, Daniel Thatcher, Mark Madsen, John Valentine, Margaret Dayton, curt, Peter Knudson, Stuart Reid, Allen Christensen, Scott Jenkins, Jerry Stevenson, Stuart Adams, Todd Weiler, Ralph Okerlund, Lyle Hillyard, Kevin Van Tassell, David Hinkins, Evan Vickers, Steve Urquhart,
Subject: Fireworks vs. Home heating
Date: 12/31/2013 9:17:01 PM
Fireworks are all around right now during a mandatory no burn day according tothe Utah Air Quality website. I find it curious that things you can tax are okay to light up the night sky, but if someone wants to burn wood to heat their home, there's an issue. I recently read that Utah will have vehicles driving around to enforce the no burn policy. I think it is a waist of MY tax money to have someone alone riding around burning fossil fuels to make sure I can't keep my family warm for less cost than burning natural gas. I feel that as long as YOU can make tax money off of whatever is being burned, you are okay with it, but if I go out and work for the wood to reduce my family's cost to heat our house, that is taken for granted. This has got to stop. I cannot believe you will allow fireworks to be burned, but not allow someone to save money burning wood in their fireplace.Thank you for your consideration and cooperation.