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GLRPPR Sector Resource: The Hidden Hazards of Backyard Burning

Title:
The Hidden Hazards of Backyard Burning

Abstract:
This brochure describes the health hazards associated with backyard burning and provides tips for residents to reduce these hazards. Links to further information on the Internet are provided. The U.S. EPA has also developed two customizable versions of this brochure that local governments may use to educate residents on the dangers of backyard burning. The customizable versions of the brochure are available at http://www.epa.gov/msw/backyard/pubs.htm . (PDF Format; Length: 2 pages)

URL:
http://www.epa.gov/msw/backyard/pubs/residents.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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