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GLRPPR Sector Resource: State and Local Governments are Key to Reducing Backyard Burning

Title:
State and Local Governments are Key to Reducing Backyard Burning

Abstract:
This brochure encourages state and local government officials to take action to reduce backyard burning in their jurisdictions. It describes the dangers of backyard burning and provides information on what some jurisdictions are doing to provide waste disposal alternatives and outreach to residents, and to restrict backyard burning through regulations. (PDF Format; Length: 2 pages)

URL:
http://www.epa.gov/msw/backyard/pubs/st_local1.pdf

Source:
U.S. EPA

Resource Type:
Fact sheet/checklist

Date of Publication:
August 2003

Associated Sectors:

GLRPPR is a member of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange, a national network of regional information centers: NEWMOA (Northeast), WRRC (Southeast), GLRPPR (Great Lakes), ZeroWasteNet (Southwest), P2RIC (Plains), Peaks to Prairies (Mountain), WSPPN (Pacific Southwest), PPRC (Northwest).

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