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Rule Title: Open burning

Agency
Nevada Administrative Code
Affected Area
Agency-Wide Provisions
Regulation
Nac, Chapter 445B, Chapter 445, Air Controls – General Provisions
Rule #
445B.22067
Adoption Date
02/26/2004
Submittal Date
01/12/2006
Final Federal Register Date
03/27/2006
Federal Register Citation #
71 FR 15040

 

NAC 445B.22067 Open burning. 1. The open burning of any combustible refuse, waste, garbage or oil, or for any salvage operations, except as specifically exempted, is prohibited. 2. Open burning: (a) For the purpose of weed abatement, conservation, disease control, game or forest management, personnel training or elimination of hazards is allowed if: (1) Approved in advance by the Director; or (2) Authorized by an officer of the State of Nevada or its political subdivisions and concurred in by the Director. (b) Of yard waste and other untreated wood waste, as described in NAC 444.640, is allowed if approved in advance by the Director. (c) Is allowed for agricultural purposes and management except where prohibited by local ordinances or regulations. (d) Is allowed at single-family residences located in all areas of the State except in and within 1 mile of the boundaries of Babbitt, Battle Mountain, Caliente, Carlin, Douglas County, East Ely, Elko Township, Ely, Fallon, Fernley, Gabbs, Hawthorne, Lovelock, McGill, Tonopah, Virginia City, Weed Heights, Wells, Winnemucca and Yerington, and inside the limits of Carson City and in those portions of Lyon county that are within 1 mile of the Carson City line. (e) Is allowed at single-family residences located in and within 1 mile of the boundaries of Babbitt, Battle Mountain, Caliente, Carlin, Douglas County, East Ely, Elko Township, Ely, Fallon, Fernley, Gabbs, Hawthorne, Lovelock, McGill, Tonopah, Virginia City, Weed Heights, Wells, Winnemucca and Yerington, and inside the limits of Carson City and in those portions of Lyon County that are within 1 mile of the Carson City line if: (1) Authorized by an officer of the State of Nevada or its political subdivisions; (2) Concurred in by the Director; and (3) Not specifically prohibited by local ordinances or regulations. (f) Of small wood fires is allowed for recreational, educational, ceremonial, heating or cooking purposes. 3. All open burning must be attended and controlled at all times to eliminate fire hazards. [Environmental Comm’n, Air Quality Reg. Art. 5, eff. 11-7-75; A 5-8-77]—(NAC A by R237-03, 4-15-2004)

This SIP Citation Was Last Modified on January 29, 2013. EPA has attempted to assure that the action logs accurately reflect the actions published in the Federal Register. If there are discrepancies, however, the Federal Register is the official record. Send State Implementation Plan comments and questions to wilder.ceciley@epa.gov.

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