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11-6-18: ** MEDIA ALERT ** - Camp Roberts Prescribed Burn on November 7

BURNING WILL NOT OCCUR IF WEATHER CONDITIONS DO NOT PERMIT BURNING
The SLO County Air Pollution Control District is issuing this press release to provide the public with information in preparation for a prescribed burn at Camp Roberts. Children, the elderly, and those that already have a respiratory condition are the most susceptible to the health impacts of wood smoke and should use caution if they smell smoke.

What:  Prescribed burn of approximately 191 acres of grasslands and forbes.

When:   The target date for this burn is Wednesday, November 7, 2018, weather permitting.

Where:   Camp Roberts: The burn will be on the south end of the Camp Roberts National Guard Base; approximately 4 miles west of San Miguel.

Why: The burn project is part of a Fire Hazard Abatement and Training burn at Camp Roberts to reduce the risk of a wildland fire during troop training activities. The burn will be conducted when the meteorological conditions are highly favorable for dispersion and to direct smoke away from potential population centers.

Who: California Army National Guard and Camp Roberts Fire Department, in cooperation with the Monterey Bay Unified APCD, San Luis Obispo County APCD, and the California Air Resources Board, in order to minimize the smoke impacts on surrounding communities.

The burn is dependent on weather and air quality conditions that are favorable for smoke dispersal.  If the conditions are not as desired, the burn will be rescheduled.
 

 

Other 2018 Press Releases

10-29-18: ** MEDIA ALERT ** - Fort Hunter Liggett Prescribed Burn on October 29

10-5-18: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

9-28-18: Prescribed Fire Operations Planned at Several Coastal State Parks in San Luis Obispo County

9-27-18: Request for Proposal for Legal Services for the SLO County Air Pollution Control District

9-13-18: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

8-31-18: Better Breather Alert Issued due to Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

8-30-18: Better Breather Alert - Particulate Pollution Impacting San Luis Obispo County

8-24-18: Air Quality Alert - Unhealthy Air Quality in San Luis Obispo County

8-20-18: Better Breather Alert - Particulate Pollution Impacting San Luis Obispo County

8-17-18: Better Breather Alert - Particulate Pollution Impacting SLO County

8-6-18: Better Breather Alert - Smoke and Blowing Dust Impacting San Luis Obispo County

8-6-18: Notice of Vacancies - Hearing Board of the Air Pollution Control District of San Luis Obispo County

8-6-18: Health Advisory - Smoke Impacting Northern SLO County

8-2-18: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Forecasted to Impact the Nipomo Area August 3 through August 6

7-31-18: Better Breather Alert - Due to Smoke Impacting SLO County

7-23-18: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Forecasted to Impact the Nipomo Area July 23 through July 27

7-6-18: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Forecasted to Impact the Nipomo Area July 6 through July 9

7-5-18: Grant Funding Available to Clean Up Wood Burning Devices

6-26-18: Gilardi Prescribed Burn Planned to Occur on June 27

6-11-18: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area 

6-6-18: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area June 6 through June 10

6-1-18: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

5-24-18: FREE Grant Workshop and Air Resources Board Compliance Overview Training

5-21-18: Camp Roberts Prescribed Burn Planned to Occur on May 22

5-15-18: Beter Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area from May 16 through May 20

5-7-18Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

4-30-18: Backyard Burning Suspended

4-30-18: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

4-27-18: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area from April 27 through April 30

4-19-18: Green Car Show April 21 at Laguna Lake

4-17-18: SLO County APCD Hosting Workshops Seeking Community Input on Air Protection Grants

4-13-18: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

4-12-18: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

4-11-18: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

3-26-18: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

3-19-18: SLO County APCD Provides Funding for Cleaner School Buses

3-14-18: SLO COUNTY APCD & STATE PARKS OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE DIVISION REACH AN AGREEMENT ON PROPOSED MITIGATION APPROACH

2-20-18: GRANT FUNDING AVAILABLE TO CLEAN UP DIESEL EQUIPMENT & LIGHT-DUTY AUTOS THROUGHOUT SLO COUNTY

1-10-18: Better Breather Alert -Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area.

2017 Press Releases

12-18-17: Smoke Impacting SLO County - APCD Extending Voluntary "Don't Light Tonight" Advisory through Dec 19

12-15-17: Smoke Impacting San Luis Obispo County

12-14-17: Smoke Continues to Impact SLO, Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties - Tri-Agency Advisory Regarding Wildfire Smoke

12-12-17: Smoke Impacting SLO County - APCD Issues Voluntary "Don't Light Tonight" Advisory

12-11-17: Smoke Impacting San Luis Obispo County

12-10-17: Air Quality Update for San Luis Obispo County - Smoke Present but No Health Impacts at Present Time

12-7-17: Air Quality Alert - Smoke Impacting SLO County

11-29-17: SLO County Air Pollution Control District Welcomes a New Executive Director

11-13-17: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

10-20-17: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

10-12-17: Air Quality Alert - Smoke Impacting SLO County

10-3-17APCD Launches AirAware Text Notification System

9-29-17: Grant Funding Available to Clean Up Wood Burning Devices in Five Cities and Paso Robles Area

9-20-17 AND 9-21-17: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

9-19-17: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

9-18-17: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Mesa

9-15-17: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

9-12-17: National Drive Electric Week

6-15-17: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

6-13-17: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

6-12-17: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

6-1-17: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

5-31-17: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

5-17-17: Camp Roberts Blackline Prescribed Burn to occur May 18

5-17-17: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the NIpomo Area

5-12-17: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the NIpomo Area

5-4-17: Be Air Aware - Receive Air Quality Information Straight to your Inbox

4-28-17: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the NIpomo Area

4-27-17: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

4-26-17: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

4-25-17: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

4-24-17: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

4-20-17: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

4-14-17: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

4-10-17: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

3-31-17: Better Breater Alert - Blowing Dust Is Impacting the Nipomo Area

3-30-17: Better Breather Alert -  Blowing Dust Is Impacting the Nipomo Area

3-29-17: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Is Impacting the Nipomo Area

3-27-17: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

3-6-17: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

2-27-17: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

2-23-17: Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Mesa

2-22-17: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

1-27-17: Grant Funding Available to Clean Up Diesel Engines Throughout SLO County

 

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