Woodsmoke Reduction Program offering grants for woodstove replacement projects

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LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — The Lake County Air Quality Management District has funding available for woodstove replacement projects to be completed by June 30, 2022.

The funding is available for residents of Lake County who want to replace an uncertified woodstove or fireplace insert with a new, EPA-certified wood, electric or gas device.

A wood-burning fireplace used as a primary source of heat may also qualify.

The Woodsmoke Reduction Program is a voucher program supported by the California Climate Investments Program and administered by local air districts.

Applicants that demonstrate low-income household status may qualify for the maximum grant amount of $5,000. All other applicants may qualify for a grant amount of $1,500 to $2,500.

The grant generally will not cover the full cost of the installation.

Applications can be submitted by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or in person at the district office located at 2617 S. Main St., Lakeport.

Applications are processed in the order they are received.

Applications may be found online at www.lcaqmd.net; follow the link to the woodstove/fireplace grant on the grants page.

Applications must be received by June 1, 2022 to be considered.