SACRAMENTO– The California Air Resources Board (ARB) will hold a public meeting to discuss proposed changes to prescribed fire regulations at the following:
May 6 - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Contra Costa County Farm Bureau
5554 Clayton Road
The public is invited to attend and give comments on proposed changes to the prescribed burning regulations. The ARB is currently developing revisions to the regulation governing agricultural burning in California. Agricultural burning refers to the intentional use of fire for vegetation management, for use in agricultural fields, orchards and wildlands, which include rangeland and forests.
The ARB is conducting these regional workshops due to the planned increase in prescribed burning and to minimize the public health and nuisance impacts of smoke from prescribed fire.