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Jayne Blewitt and Lorrie Myers check out newly donated bottle caps at their store, Who Gives a SCRAP, on Wednesday, June 22, 2016. The two started this creative reuse center to divert waste from landfills. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette
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FILE - In this March 8, 2014 file photo, a wood stove heats a home in Freeport, Maine. Statistics compiled by the Environmental Protection Agency show that the heavily forested states of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine are among the top five in the country for the per capita emission of pollutants from wood stoves used to heat homes.Nationally, the EPA is pressing ahead with regulations to significantly limit the pollution from newly manufactured residential wood heaters. But some states with the most wood smoke are refusing to go along. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)