COLUSA COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

REGULATION VI - AGRICULTURAL BURNING

RULE 6.18 - FOREST MANAGEMENT BURNING

In addition to the general agricultural burning requirements of this Regulation and the annual "Sacramento Valley Air Basin Agricultural Burning Plan" as submitted to the Air Resources Board and other stated burning regulations, forest management burning shall be performed in compliance with the following:

a. The waste to be burned shall be ignited with an approved ignition device.

b. The Air Pollution Control Officer shall regulate the total amount of waste that may be burned each day.

c. The waste shall be ignited as rapidly as practicable within applicable fire control restrictions.

d. The Air Pollution Control Officer shall regulate the burning when the wind direction is toward a nearby population area.

e. The waste shall be dried for a minimum period to be specified by the designated agency.

f. The waste shall be free of tires, rubbish, tar paper or construction debris.

g. The waste shall be windrowed or piled where possible unless good silvicultural practice dictates otherwise.

h. The piled waste shall be prepared so that it will burn with a minimum of smoke.

I. The piled waste shall be reasonably free of dirt and soil.