Open Burning on Reservation Effective September 21
Open burning, including cardboard and paper waste in burning barrels and yard debris, will be allowed on the Umatilla Indian Reservation effective September 21, 2019.
Umatilla Tribal Fire Chief Rob Burnside states that the cooler temperatures allow for burns to be reinstated.
Burn permit applications may be obtained at the Tribal Department of Natural Resources’ Office of Air Quality or the Tribal Fire station.
If you have questions or concerns regarding burns please call the Office of Air Quality at (541) 429-7421 or 7422.