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Christmas Eve Motion Denied

Christmas Eve Motion Denied

January 31, 2014: An Orange County Superior Court judge rejected a motion filed on Christmas Eve by Friends of the Fire Rings for a preliminary injunction to stop implementation of the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s measure governing beach fire rings.

In his decision the judge specifically addressed health risks posed by woodsmoke and found that:
[blockquote size=”full” align=”right” byline=”Judge Robert J. Moss”]The AQMD has presented enough evidence to show that wood burning can be harmful to health and that it had a rational basis… to adopt its rule.[/blockquote] [button url=”’t-delay-measure-on-beach-bonfires” target=”_blank” style=”normal”]Read the decision[/button]


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