Tag: Smoke

  • Smoke Management Program

    Resources Land managers use the web portal to register prescribed fires, request burn windows, and report emissions Residential general burning by private citizens is addressed in a different program 2021 Smoke Program Annual Report Who Participates Federal and state land managers conducting prescribed fire in Utah. Projects on private and municipal land that meet the…

  • Is Pollution from Wood Smoke Going Down?
    All Your Burning Questions Answered

    Utah residents take wood-burning bans seriously and it’s paying off. A recent study found that wood-burning’s contribution to air pollution in Utah has declined by a factor of 4 to 5 over the past 10 years.

  • Wood Burn Program

    The Wood-Burn Program is designed to prevent particle pollution by restricting or banning wood burning during inversion periods.

  • Wildfires: Where There’s Smoke, There’s Pollution

    Originally published July 5, 2016 By Donna Kemp Spangler Wildfire season is in full swing, most notably in central and southern Utah, where firefighters continue to battle several stubborn wildfires. Although individuals along the Wasatch Front may not be directly impacted by the wildfires burning south of here, the smoke from fires can have a…

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