Beginning in 1992, Southern Californians will have to forgo their beloved outdoor barbecues unless they use cleaner grill-starting methods, such as propane and gas, electric charcoal starters, paper tinder chimneys and certain wood chips or starter gels - products that emit no more than .02 pounds of pollutants every time a barbecue is started.
Dang, you're right. Is this really a law in SOCAL? If you can't light it you can't use it. How in the holy Hell would you measure the .02 pounds? (About a third of an ounce)