Interagency Air and Smoke Council Activities

This page last reviewed April 3, 2014

The Interagency Air and Smoke Council (IASC) is established to provide a forum for air regulators, land managers, and fire managers to discuss air quality and smoke management issues in California. If you are an IASC member and would like to add information to this page, please contact Dar Mims at (916) 322-7454.


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Please save the dates: IASC/CARPA Spring 2014 Meeting, 4/30 and 5/1, McClellan

 


The steering committees for the California Interagency Air and Smoke Council and the California Air Response Planning Alliance invite you to the IASC/CARPA Spring 2014 Meeting.



IASC/CARPA Spring 2014 Agenda


 Focus: Managing smoke impacts of wildland fire

Day 1, coordination protocol development: discussion of all elements of inter-agency coordination for smoke management in the 2013 fire season – what worked well and what might need further refinement.  Result: input to a smoke management communication/coordination protocol to aid land management, air quality management, and public health agencies in the 2014 and future fire seasons.

Day 2, hands-on training: EBAM siting, set up, and operation; data management procedures; smoke impacts communication tools.  Result: improved local smoke monitoring capabilities.

 

Detailed program available by April 15

Dates and proposed times: April 30th, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and May 1st, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

 

Location: Wildland Fire Training Center, McClellan, CA

Address: 3237 Peacekeeper Way, McClellan, CA 95652

 

WFTC web site with directions, maps, and lodging information: http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/r5/fire-aviation/management/?cid=STELPRDB5363444

 

Background:

IASC meets annually to discuss air quality and smoke management related to prescribed burning activities. Information on past meetings and IASC’s charter is available at: http://www.arb.ca.gov/smp/progdev/iasc/iasc.htm.

CARPA meets regularly to coordinate agencies that respond to hazardous air release incidents, including wildfires.  Information is available at: http://www.arb.ca.gov/carpa/carpa.htm.

 

Questions?  Please feel free to email Trent Procter.

 

Trent Procter

Air Quality Program Manager

USDA Forest Service

Pacific Southwest Region

Phone:  559-783-3308

tprocter@fs.fed.us

http://www.fs.fed.us/air



 IASC 2013 Spring Meeting Presentations


Agenda
 
Charter


Participants




 IASC 2012 Spring Meeting Presentations



May 2 & 3 Meeting Agenda

Meeting Notes




Past Meetings





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