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Briefing Papers


2014 EPA National Emission Inventory for Wildland Fire - 13 March 2014

Clarifying NRDC's October 2013 Brief Where There's Fire, There's Smoke - 13 March 2014


EPA NAAQS for Particulate Matter (2012) - Briefing paper on potential revisions to the NAAQS for PM 2.5 and the implications for wildland fire management

Advisory on Linking Air Quality Index, Visible Range, and PM 2.5 Concentrations (2012) - Draft discussion paper on issues, caveats, and research needs surrounding the linkage of the air quality index, visible range, and PM 2.5 concentrations.


Wildland Fire Emissions in the EPA Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990-2009 - an overview of how emissions from wildland fires were calculated and reported in the Environmental Protection Agency‘s (EPA) Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions And Sinks: 1990 – 2009.


EPA Proposed Ozone Rule (2010) - Potential impacts of a proposed EPA ozone rule on wildland fire.

General Conformity Rule - Implications to Wildland Fire Programs