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Another no burn day?

“Due to poor air dispersement, today is a no burn day.” This is a week or more of beautiful, sunny dry weather, yet every day has been a no burn day. Who says so? The Air Quality Control Board in Sacramento gives this information to our local board, which gives it to us. Of course they have poor dispersement; they have had fog for as long as we have had sunshine. Our air is clear and dry. No sign of poor dispersement. Smoke coming from chimneys is going straight up or is being blown away? Now when we have rain and dampness, we will have full burn days. Which means people will be trying to burn leaves that have been piling up and are damp, then we will really have heavy smoke and restricted dispersement. Why do we even have a local Air Quality Management District if Sacramento makes the decisions? We could just call them direct. Let’s have some common sense decisions or do away with our local board.

Roy Crain

Grass Valley


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