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Occupational safety and health concerns have been raised in a number of southern states by workers conducting prescribed burns on forest lands treated with herbicides. Modeling assessments coupled with laboratory experiments have shown that the risk of...

Person: McMahon, Bush
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Prescribed Burning Act of 1990 ... A blue-ribbon committee translated these prescribed burning concerns into proposed legislation that was introduced into the 1990 legislative session. Representative Frances L. "Chance”...

Person: Brenner, Wade
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Branches, tops and other woody material left after pruning and thinning operations can safely be burnt under the standing trees. Provided the soil and lower humus layer are thoroughly moist and the correct procedure is followed there should not be any...

Person: Haigh
Year: 1977
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Airborne studies of smoke from the Kuwait oil fires were carried out in the spring of 1991 when 4.6 million barrels of oil were burning per day. Emissions of sulfur dioxide were 57% of that from electric utilities in the United States; emissions of...

Person: Hobbs, Radke
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Industrial hygiene measurement of exposures to wildland fire fighters was conducted in northern California during three consecutive fire seasons (1986-1989) in conjunction with three separate health effects studies. Chemicals that were monitored...

Person: Materna, Jones, Sutton, Rothman, Harrison
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Carpenter, TRUE, Stanek
Year: 1977
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Forest managers are seeking ways to manage smoke from their prescribed burns. Why? How much management is needed for an intermittent source of emissions occurring only once every three to five years? Isn't wood smoke good smoke? These and other...

Person: Pierovich
Year: 1977
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

This paper describes simple laboratory experiments to determine whether it is possible, or likely, that selenium is lost during burning operations in eucalypt forests. It appears that, after a fire, less than half of the selenium in forest litter may...

Person: King, Packham, Vines
Year: 1977
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

As early as 1890, thoughtful persons had observed and pointed out that controlled fire might have a place and was possibly necessary in the silviculture of longleaf pine. Dr. Roland Harper, a botonist, proposed its use for understory hardwood control...

Person: Jackson
Year: 1977
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Richmond
Year: 1977
Type: Document
Source: TTRS