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Smoke Management Advisory/Review Committee
Authority and Function
Authority and Function 
 

Committee Members
Lee Miller - Non-industrial forest landowner representative
 
Mike Dykzeul - Industrial forest landowner representative
 
Gregory McLarren - Public representative 
  
Rick Graw - United States Forest Service representative
 
Willie Begay - United States Bureau of Land Management representative
 
 
Additional Review Committee Members
 
Mike White - Forest Association representative
 
Jeff Classen - Forest District representative
 
Merlyn Hough - County representative
 
Bob Palzer - Environemental representative 
 
Jeff Nepstad - Tribal representative
 
Marcus Kauffman - Biomass Utilization representative
 
Craig Bienz - East of Cascades Landowner representative
 

Meetings and Minutes

 

The Smoke Management Review Committee has completed its work providing input to the 5-year review of the Smoke Management Plan.  The next steps include updating proposed rule language with the Department of Environmental Quality and seeking permission from the Board of Forestry to advance the proposed rule language for public hearings this fall.

 

In addition, the next Smoke Management Advisory Committee meeting will be February 6, 2014. 
See Agenda  

September 24, 2013 Meeting Minutes
May 23, 2013 Meeting Minutes

April 1, 2013  Meeting Minutes

January 29, 2013 Meeting Minutes

December 04, 2012 Meeting Minutes

October 24, 2012 Meeting Minutes

August 29, 2012 Meeting Minutes

July 24, 2012 Meeting Minutes

June 21, 2012 Meeting Minutes                               

  




Committee News

 

“The Oregon Department of Forestry is conducting a five-year review of its program.  Meetings were held in Salem from May, 2012 to May, 2013.  The Review Committee has completed their work.
 
Recommendations from the Review Committee will go to the Board of Forestry to ask permission for rulemaking in November.  Public hearings will be scheduled in January to early February in a number of places throughout the state (details to follow).  In March 2014, final rule recommendations will be completed and go to the Board for adoption.”