Guide to Prescribed Fire in Virginia
By: The Virginia Department of Forestry Resource Protection Division
This publication provides guidelines for planning and managing smoke from prescribed fires to:
- Minimize ambient air quality impairment.
- Prevent smoke from being carried to, or accumulating in, areas sensitive to smoke.
- Recommend burning guidelines to supplement the regulations established by the State Air Pollution Control Board.
This guide applies to all prescribed fires, and is not limited to any one agency or region.
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