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Slash fire atmospheric pollution.Author(s): Leo Fritschen; Harley Bovee; Konrad Buettner; Robert Charlson; Lee Monteith; Stewart Pickford; James. Murphy
Source: Res. Pap. PNW-RP-097. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station: 1-47
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionIn the Pacific Northwest, as in many other parts of the country, burning is the standard method for disposal of undesirable waste including logging debris and agricultural residue. About 81,000 hectares (200,000 acres) of logging slash are burned annually west of the Cascade Range in the States of Washington and Oregon. In addition, 101,000 hectares (250,000 acres) of grasslands are burned in Oregon. Many other forms of residue are also disposed of by burning.
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CitationFritschen, Leo; Bovee, Harley; Buettner, Konrad; Charlson, Robert; Monteith, Lee; Pickford, Stewart; Murphy, James. 1970. Slash fire atmospheric pollution. Res. Pap. PNW-RP-097. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station: 1-47
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