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Wyoming Smoke Management Program Presented to Bureau of Land Management Post Season Fire Meeting Lander, Wyoming November 17, 2004 Presented by Darla J.

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1 Wyoming Smoke Management Program Presented to Bureau of Land Management Post Season Fire Meeting Lander, Wyoming November 17, 2004 Presented by Darla J. Potter, WDEQ-AQD

2 Presentation Overview WAQSR Chapter 10 Overview WAQSR Chapter 10 Overview WAQSR Chapter 10, Section 4 WAQSR Chapter 10, Section 4 Wyoming Smoke Management Program Guidance Document Wyoming Smoke Management Program Guidance Document SMP-II Requirements – Step-By-Step SMP-II Requirements – Step-By-Step Next Steps for WDEQ-AQD Next Steps for WDEQ-AQD

3 Wyoming Air Quality Standards & Regulations Chapter 10 Overview

4 WAQSR Chapter 10 Structure Chapter 10 Section 2Section 4 Trade Waste Fire Hazard Salvage Ops. Fire Fighting Trng. Vegetative Material PlannedUnplanned > 0.25 tons PM 10 /day > 50 acres SMP-ISMP-II Long-Term Planning < 2 tons PM 10 /day> 2 tons PM 10 /day> 100 tons PM 10 /yr Open Burning Refuse Vegetative Material Unlawful Burning < 0.25 tons PM 10 /day Emergency Burning

5 Acreage or Pile Volume / Emissions Equivalency Vegetation Type 0.25 Ton PM 10 Sec 2 / Sec 4 2 Tons PM 10 SMP-I / SMP-II 100 Tons PM 10 Long Term Planning Field Crops 16 acres acres130 6,500 Shrub Land 8 acres acres68 3,400 Forest6 46 2,300 Grass ,000 Weeds (ditches) 12 acres acres100acres5,000acres Shrub / Forest Piles 1,250 cu ft cu ft10, ,000

6 WAQSR Chapter 10, Section 4 Smoke management requirements

7 Type of Regulation Permit-By-Rule Permit-By-Rule Reduce administrative burden on burners and WDEQ-AQD Reduce administrative burden on burners and WDEQ-AQD Promote equity, clarity and consistency Promote equity, clarity and consistency Provide predictability and enforceability Provide predictability and enforceability Specify circumstances under which a burn is allowed Specify circumstances under which a burn is allowed Permit is assumed Permit is assumed

8 Section 4 Requirements Summary REQUIREMENT PLANNED BURN PROJECT UNPLANNED FIRE SMP-ISMP-II ApplicabilityBurnerBurner Jurisdictional Fire Authority * > 0.25 tons/day PM 10 AND 0.25 tons/day PM 10 AND < 2 tons/day PM 10 > 0.25 tons/day PM 10 AND > 2 tons/day PM 10 > 50 acres WDEQ Registration Not Required Form by Jan 31, but no later than 2 wks prior Info available via alternate source WDEQ Notification Prior to ignition (1 hour prior) Prior to ignition (10 am business day prior) Info available via alternate source WDEQ Modification Not Applicable Required Required, Managed only WDEQ Reporting 6 wks after completion By December 31 Smoke Management Education Not Required Required Required, Managed only Alternatives to Burning Not Required Consider (rationale for NOT using) Not Applicable * Volunteer fire organizations’ only requirement is WDEQ Reporting.

9 Section 4 Requirements Summary REQUIREMENT PLANNED BURN PROJECT UNPLANNED FIRE SMP-ISMP-II Emission Reduction Techniques Not Required 1 minimum (as many as feasible) Not Applicable Public Information Notify Jurisdictional fire authorities AND Populations within 0.5 mile unless low density area Notify Jurisdictional fire authorities AND Populations within 10 miles Smoke Dispersion Daytime hours, Slight Breeze and Wind direction when no Population 0.5 mile downwind Ventilation category: “good” or better OR “fair” and no Population w/i 10 miles downwind Not Applicable Monitoring Attend and Observe periodically Visual: Required Instrument: Case-by-case for Populations & Nonattainment Areas within 10 miles downwind and Class I Areas within 30 miles downwind Visual: Required Instrument: Case-by-case for Populations & Nonattainment Areas within 10 miles downwind and Class I Areas within 30 miles downwind

10 Section 4 Requirements Summary REQUIREMENT PLANNED BURN PROJECT LONG-TERM PLANNING Applicability Burner and/or Land Manager Total Planned Burn Projects > 100 tons/year PM 10 Long-Term Planning Report By January 31 Every Third Year Starting in 2005 (2005, 2008, 2011, …) Long-Term Burn Estimates Estimates for the Next 3 Years for Each Planned Burn Project: Location, Burn Area or Pile Volume, Vegetation Type, Type of Burn Alternatives to Burning Considered and Utilized During the Previous 3 Years AND Planned for the Next 3 Years: Location and Area of Treatment(s), Vegetation Type(s), Specific Technique(s)

11 Wyoming Smoke Management Program Guidance Document To provide guidance on the implementation of Wyoming Air Quality Standards and Regulations Chapter 10, Section 4 and its relationship to Chapter 10, Section 2.

12 Guidance Document Structure Executive Summary Wyoming Smoke Management Program Forms and Instructions Resource Material Glossary / Acronyms References 5 pages 5 pages 28 pages 28 pages 46 pages 46 pages 9 pages 9 pages 6 pages 6 pages 2 pages 2 pages

13 Wyoming Smoke Management Program Introduction Introduction Background Background Scope and Applicability Scope and Applicability SMP Structure and Thresholds SMP Structure and Thresholds Planned and Unplanned Fire Planned and Unplanned Fire SMP-I and SMP-II SMP-I and SMP-II Thresholds Thresholds Distance Thresholds Distance Thresholds Long-Term Planning Threshold Long-Term Planning Threshold Deadlines Deadlines

14 Wyoming Smoke Management Program (cont.) Elements and Requirements Elements and Requirements Element Element Purpose of the Element Purpose of the Element Application Specific to Wyoming Application Specific to Wyoming Requirements Requirements SMP-I Requirements SMP-I Requirements SMP-II Requirements SMP-II Requirements Unplanned Fire Requirements Unplanned Fire Requirements Elements 1. Registration and Notification 2. Post Burn Reporting 3. Smoke Management Education 4. Public Information 5. Alternatives to Burning 6. Emissions Reduction Techniques 7. Evaluation of Smoke Dispersion 8. Air Quality Monitoring 9. Long-Term Planning

15 Wyoming Smoke Management Program (cont.) Waivers Waivers Program Management Program Management Airshed Assessment and Modification Protocol Airshed Assessment and Modification Protocol Emission Inventory and Tracking System Emission Inventory and Tracking System Surveillance and Enforcement Surveillance and Enforcement Annual Program Evaluation Annual Program Evaluation Annual Emission Goal Annual Emission Goal

16 Forms and Instructions SMP-II Registration SMP-II Registration Notification Notification SMP-I SMP-I SMP-II SMP-II Post Burn Reporting Post Burn Reporting SMP-I SMP-I SMP-II SMP-II Unplanned Fire Unplanned Fire Long-Term Planning Long-Term Planning Waiver Waiver SMP-II Emission Reduction Technique SMP-I Smoke Dispersion SMP-II Smoke Dispersion Visual Monitoring & Photo/Video Log Visual Monitoring & Photo/Video Log Visual Monitoring Log Photo / Video Log

17 Resource Material Determining SMP-I / SMP-II Status Determining SMP-I / SMP-II Status Lists Lists Alternatives to Burning Alternatives to Burning Emission Reduction Techniques Emission Reduction Techniques Feasibility Considerations for the Use of Alternatives to Burning and Emissions Reduction Techniques Feasibility Considerations for the Use of Alternatives to Burning and Emissions Reduction Techniques Determining Ventilation Category Determining Ventilation Category Maps Maps Wyoming Class I and Nonattainment Areas Wyoming Class I and Nonattainment Areas Wyoming Airsheds Wyoming Airsheds WDEQ-AQD Contact Information WDEQ-AQD Contact Information

18 SMP-II Requirements Step-by-Step

19 SMP-II Requirement Checklist

20 SMP-II Checklist & Guid. Doc. Page #s Guid. Doc. Page #s 3-6, , , , 22, 63-68, , 22, 63-72, , , , , , , , , 21-22, , 78, 80 Consideration of Alternatives to Burning

21 Next Steps for WDEQ-AQD Continue Public Education & Outreach Continue Public Education & Outreach Garner full participation and compliance with the new regulatory requirements that go into effect on January 1, 2005 Garner full participation and compliance with the new regulatory requirements that go into effect on January 1, 2005

22 Questions


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