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Smoke Management - Regulations and Policies

Regulations and Policies

Regulations and policies apply to smoke emissions from wildland fire. All land managers must manage smoke in accordance with the Clean Air Act and the regulations and policies of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Land managers must additionally comply with state-level regulations and policies for smoke emissions occurring on lands within state borders. Federal land managers must abide by interagency smoke management policies, as well as separate regulations and policies established by their respective agencies.

The Clean Air Act

The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

State Air Quality and Smoke Management Links

Interagency Smoke Management Policies

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

US Forest Service (USDAFS)

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

United States Department of the Interior (USDOI)

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

National Park Service (NPS)

US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)

Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)

No information at this time.

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