Burn Ban Lifted for Yakama Reservation

Seattle – (August 27, 2018) Thanks to improved air quality in the area, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has officially lifted its ban on open burning for the Yakama Reservation.  The ban was lifted effective 3:00 PM on August 27, 2018.

 EPA thanks reservation residents for their cooperation in protecting and maintaining good air quality. 

 #  #  #

 For current burn ban status, please visit: https://waburnbans.net/ or contact EPA at 1-800-424-4372 or by email to R10_farrhotline@epa.gov.

 Find more information online at: http://yosemite.epa.gov/R10/tribal.nsf/programs/farr-burn-bans

 Contact: 1-800-424-4372 or R10_farrhotline@epa.gov