|Information shown below is included in the Smoke Management Reference Manual. Field users may obtain a copy of the reference manual by contacting the Smoke Management Unit, Nick Yonker at 503-945-7451. The statute, rules, directive and visibility plan elements constitute the forest land prescribed burning portion of the Oregon Clean Air Act State Implementation Plan requirements that are on file with the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in compliance with the federal Clean Air Act.
Alternatives to Burning Document
The Western Regional Air Partnership (WRAP) released its document on alternatives to burning in March, 2004. A link to that document is found here
Use of Plastics (Polyethylene) on Piles
Oregon Revised Statutes (the law)
Oregon Administrative Rules (the implementing regulations)
Oregon Department of Forestry Smoke Management Directive (operational direction)
Visibility Protection Plan for Class I areas
ACOST and PCOST fuel consumption estimation aids
Download spreadsheets here
Basic instructions for fuel consumption estimation programs
Review smoke management program information in the Smoke Management Annual Report. You will need the Adobe Acrobat reader to view this report as it is in PDF format.
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