Air quality 101: Essential concepts and tools for prescribed burners
This webinar will provide an introduction to the fundamental concepts and tools for understanding the who, what, why and how for managing prescribed fire smoke in the Southeast. Speakers from regional air quality regulation programs will discuss topics including: smoke production, smoke prediction, regional regulations, health impacts and more. Following the presentation there will be time for audience Q/A with the speakers.
A 1.5 hour webinar from the EPA Region 4, Georgia Department of Natural Resources Environmental Protection Division, North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Air Quality Division, SERPPAS Prescribed Fire and Air Quality Working Group, North Carolina State University, the Southern Fire Exchange, and the University of Florida. Presenters: Scott Davis (EPA R4), Heidi LeSane, (EPA R4), Rick Gillam (EPA R4), Jim Boylan (GA DNR EPD), Randy Strait (NC DEQ AQ), and Jenn Fawcett (SERPPAS/NCSU)