Tax wood burners, says lung specialist

By Michael Lowe
Updated November 1 2012 - 4:10am, first published June 2 2011 - 4:45am
Lung specialist Dr Jim Markos is concerned about the rising use of woodheaters as the cost of electricity rises. Picture: NEIL RICHARDSON

A TAX on burning wood is needed for Launceston because the city faces a tough winter battling woodsmoke, warns a lung specialist.