Most of the wood stoves currently nestled inside cabins and homes from coast-to-coast don’t meet the new environmental standard.
Trading in an old stove for a newer stove isn’t allowed.
(Some)Local governments have gone further than the EPA and banned not just the sale of such stoves, but the usage of old stoves – and even the usage of fireplaces. That means that even if you still have a stove or a fireplace, you can’t burn it for fear of a fine.
Montreal moves to eliminate all fireplaces within city limits