Klamath County Air Quality Advisory
541-882-BURN(2876)

4/7/2014 - The air quality advisory from noon today until noon 4/14/2014 is Green.
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ALLOWED TO USE:

All woodstoves, pellet stoves, and fireplaces may be used.

PROHIBITED:

The Air Quality Advisory for today is “GREEN” The 2014 Spring Open Burning Window within the Klamath County Air Quality Zone will start Friday, April 4, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. and will end at 5:00 pm Saturday April 19, 2014. The Klamath County Environmental Health conditions of the Spring 2014 Open Burning Window are: All burning must occur after 8:00 am and be fully extinguished by 5:00 pm 1. Only residential yard waste, such as tree limbs, brush, and leaves may be burned. 2. The Air Quality Advisory must be GREEN. The advisory is available by calling (541)882-BURN (2876). 3. No plastic, rubber, tar, petroleum products, treated or painted wood may be burned. 4. The use of Burn Barrels is prohibited. Only burn piles may be used. 5. Agricultural burning is prohibited without a variance. To obtain a certificate of variance, contact Klamath County Environmental health at 541-883-1122. A responsible adult must be present at the fire from the first flame until the fire is extinguished. The burning of commercial, construction, demolition, or industrial waste is not included in this burn window. Burning for these purposes requires a special permit from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ); contact Bonnie Hough at the Bend DEQ office at (541)-633-2016. Check with your local Fire District or the City of Klamath Falls (inside city limits) for additional restrictions This will then displays as, after you hit submit: ALLOWED TO USE: All woodstoves, pellet stoves, and fireplaces may be used. PROHIBITED: Open or outdoor burning is not allowed within the air quality zone.

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Air Quality Advisory Committee:
http://www.deq.state.or.us/committees/advisorycommittees.htm

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