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EPA Lifts Burn Ban for the Yakama Reservation, January 23, 2013

(Seattle, Wash. – January 23, 2013)    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 10 lifts the burn ban on all outdoor burning on the Yakama Reservation.  Conditions have improved, however, there could be periods of stagnant air over the next couple of days which could impact air quality.   It is always advisable to limit your outdoor burning during these times..

Please call 1-800-424-4EPA and ask for the FARR Hotline or visit the Federal Air Rules for Reservations (FARR) website for the current burn status atwww.epa.gov/r10earth/FARR.htm

Gary Olson, 206-553-0977, olson.gary@epa.gov
Keith Rose, 206-553-1949, rose.keith@epa.gov