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USEPA webpage on Backyard Burning
Burning household waste in your backyard is harmful to your health and the environment. This site explains these problems and provides alternatives. (USEPA)

Where You Live:
information on what your state and community are doing about backyard burning.

Basic Information:
the history and background of backyard burning.

Human Health:
details on the dangers of backyard burning.

Environmental Effects:
details on how backyard burning hurts the environment.

What You Can Do:
alternatives to backyard burning for communities and individuals.

Publications:
brochures, slide presentation, and photo gallery.

Tribal Programs:
brochures for tribes, case studies, and links to several tribes' open burning Web sites or open burning codes.

Related Links:
links to other backyard burning related Web sites.

Source: USEPA

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