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REMINDER: West Silver Valley Air Quality Citizens Advisory meeting tonight

The West Silver Valley Air Quality Citizens Advisory Committee will meet Thursday, February 19, from 6 to 7 p.m., at Pinehurst City Hall, 106 N. Division St.

Committee members will work with the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality to develop an air quality improvement plan known as a State Implementation Plan, or SIP, which will describe how the area intends to reach and maintain compliance with air quality standards. The meeting will focus on open burning and community outreach and education.

Participants will also learn about local air quality issues and how decisions are made and discuss potential emission reduction measures for the area.

Tonight's agenda:


West Silver Valley Citizens Advisory Committee
Purpose: To provide the public and representatives of various stakeholder groups with a forum to; identify and understand air quality issues facing the West Silver Valley (WSV), determine appropriate emission reduction efforts in the community; to participate in local efforts to…

Stormwater and Erosion Education Program (SEEP) certification classes

Classes and Certification - Spring  2015  Class  Schedule: Shoshone County-  April 21-22
Cost: $250 per student Class length: 8 hours
Field session: 4 hours plus voluntary written exam for SEEP certification

Register early! Class size is limited to maximize the learning experience for students. One week cancellation notice is required for refund. No-shows are responsible for full registration fee. Substitutions are always welcome. 
Already SEEP  Certified? Certification expires in 3 years, unless Continuing Education Units are met. Re-Certification courses are offered in Kootenai and Bonner counties. Register  for certification or re-certifcation classes here:   http://www.uidaho.edu/cda/SEEP/Classes-and-Certification

West Silver Valley Air Quality Citizens Advisory Committee meeting 2/19 @ 6:00 p.m.

The West Silver Valley Air Quality Citizens Advisory Committee will meet Thursday, February 19, from 6 to 7 p.m., at Pinehurst City Hall, 106 N. Division St.

Committee members will work with the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality to develop an air quality improvement plan known as a State Implementation Plan, or SIP, which will describe how the area intends to reach and maintain compliance with air quality standards. The meeting will focus on open burning and community outreach and education.

Participants will also learn about local air quality issues and how decisions are made and discuss potential emission reduction measures for the area.

For more information, contact Ralph Paul at (208) 666-4609 or ralph.paul@deq.idaho.gov.