The vision of the Air Quality office is to
develop a long-term air program strategy to improve and/or maintain air quality
on the Nez Perce Reservation.
Air Toxics Monitoring Study in the
Lewiston-Clarkston Valley May 2006 - April 2007
Link to Air
Toxic Reports and Data
Air Rules for Reservations (FARR) and
the Nez Perce Reservation Burn Permit Program
The Nez Perce Tribe operates
a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) delegated burn permit program
within the exterior boundaries of the 1863 Nez Perce Reservation pursuant to the
EPA Federal Air Rules for Reservations (FARR).
The FARR protects human health and the environment through the administration of
agricultural, open, and forestry burn permitting.
EPA retains enforcement authority of the rules.
Quality and FARR Information
Air Now: Air Quality Index (AQI)
(Federal Air Rules for Reservations)
FARR Air Quality Burn Permits on the Nez Perce Reservation
Printable copies of
FARR Air Quality Burn Permits on the Nez Perce Reservation:
Large Open Burn
Idaho Real Time
Air Quality Data
Protect Yourself from Wildfire Smoke
Read about what steps to take during
the wildfire season
If You Burn It, You Breathe It!
of Hazardous and Illegal burn materials
current information about agricultural, open and forestry burning on the Nez
Perce Reservation, or to submit a smoke-related comment or complaint, call
1.800.345.1007 or email us at
view proposed and actual burns for a given day, click
Enter the date(s) you are interested in, and click on “submit”. Click
on a burn location to view additional information about the burn.
Final proposed burns will be posted by 10:00am that day. Actual burns
will be updated weekly.
Julie Simpson, Air Quality Coordinator
Andrea Boyer, Environmental Specialist
Mary Fauci, Environmental Specialist
Johna Boulafentis, Environmental Outreach Specialist
To contact us:
Nez Perce Tribe
ERWM Air Quality Program
109 Lolo Street
P.O. Box 365
Lapwai, ID 83540