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Smoke Mgmt Adv Committee to meet June 29, Salem
WHAT – A five-member committee tasked with advising the Oregon Department of Forestry on the state's Smoke Management Plan will work through an agenda that includes:
  • Regional Haze Rule - Brian Finneran, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), will discuss the interface between prescribed forest burning and the haze rule.
  • Klamath Falls Attainment Plan - Finneran will discuss efforts currently underway to assist the city in meeting the Attainment Plan standards.
  • Smoke Management Plan review – The committee will discuss a timeline for the five-year Smoke Management Plan review. The current plan, adopted in 2008, will expire in 2013.
Public comments will be received at approximately 9:25 a.m.
WHO – By Oregon statute, the Smoke Management Advisory Committee includes representatives of industrial and non-industrial forest landowners, the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management and the general public.
WHEN – 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, 2011
WHERE – Oregon Department of Forestry headquarters, Building D - Santiam Room, 2600 State St., Salem.
MORE INFO – Rod Nichols, 503-945-7425, rnichols@odf.state.or.us, www.oregon.gov/ODF/FIRE/fire.shtml#Smoke_Management_Information