Outdoor Residential Waste Burning - ATCM Fact Sheets and Brochures

This page last reviewed November 7, 2019

Exposure to dioxins in the environment, and through contaminated food, can increase chances of developing cancer and producing other adverse health effects such as immune system damage.  The fact sheets and brochures below provide more information on outdoor residential waste burning, why we are concerned about exposure to dioxins and other toxic air contaminants, and how we plan to reduce public exposure to these compounds form outdoor residential waste burning.  These documents are available in both English and Spanish and are in pdf format.

California Air Resources Board

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CalFire)