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9/21/21 PRESS RELEASE: Rule Development Workshop Rule 438 - Open Outdoor Fires

The Monterey Bay Air Resources District (MBARD) will hold an informational workshop on Friday September 24, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. to gather public comment on proposed revisions to Rule 438, Open Outdoor Fires.  The proposed revisions include minor organizational changes to the rule to clarify rule requirements and to add a prohibition on burning driftwood.  The workshop will be in a hybrid meeting format, held live at the MBARD office at 24580, Silver Cloud Ct., Monterey and online.  For information on how to connect to the meeting virtually and for a copy of the rule revisions visit the MBARD website at  For more information, please contact the MBARD office at (831) 647-9411.

Richard A. Stedman, Air Pollution Control Officer

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