British Columbians can call regional burning "hotlines" to find out the Ventilation Index, and learn if wind and weather conditions in their area are favourable for burning. Municipalities can use the hotlines to get information to form their own backyard burning guidelines, especially if they have a backyard burning bylaw.The new regional hotline numbers are listed below. These numbers should be listed in the blue pages of local phone books, and are available through Enquiry BC.
BC Ministry of Water Land and Air Protection. 2002. Is it Safe to Burn? Phone Your Regional Burning "Hotline" to Find Out. BC Ministry of Water Land and Air Protection
Keywords: Particulates, burning regulations
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