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News Release
Smoke Management Advisory Committee meets Jan. 26 - 01/20/23

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon’s Smoke Management Advisory Committee will meet Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the ODF Headquarters, Building C, Tillamook Room, 2600 State Street, Salem. To join virtually, please use the Zoom video conference information found on the agenda.

The committee’s agenda includes:

  • Welcome and roll call
  • Committee and agency reports
  • Public comment
  • Opportunities and threats to prescribed fire
  • EPA National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) discussion
  • Overview of Oregon Department of Environmental Quality’s SensORs program
  • 2022 Burning, intrusion, and incident summary
  • West Bend status update
  • Metrics discussion
  • Community Response Plan development
  • Action item review

The meeting is open to the public to attend either in person or virtually. There will be a period for public comment in the morning. Requests for an interpreter for the hearing impaired or other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made at least 48 hours before the meeting by contacting Shelby Berry at 503-949-5181.

View more information on the SMAC webpage.

Created by the Legislature in 1989, the five-member committee assists and advises the Oregon Department of Forestry in carrying out its Smoke Management Program. Members are appointed by the State Forester to serve a two-year term, which is renewable.

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