Conditional Rice Straw Burning Regulation

This page last reviewed February 16, 2010

The Connelly-Areias-Chandler Rice Straw Burning Reduction Act of 1991 (the Act) mandates that rice straw burning in the Sacramento Valley be phased down starting in 1992 and, starting September 2001, allowed only under specified conditions for disease control.

Conditional Rice Straw Burning Permits Regulatory Development.
Please view the Formal Regulatory Documents .