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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.”