Fire Assistance & Cleanup Information
2008 Freeway Complex Fires
Board Resolution No. R8-2008-0100 - Emergengy Resolution, expressing support for the use of compost products for erosion control applications within the areas burned during the November 2008 Fires (Freeway Complex Fires).
Compost Use for Landscape and Environmental Enhancement, June 2007 by The California Integrated Waste Management Board
- Updated Table 4 - Preferred Characteristics for Compost Blankets, Filter Berms and Filter Socks - This table has been modified slightly from the original in the Integrated Waste Management Board's document titled Compost Use for Landscape and Environmental Enhancement, June 2007 (above)
NOTICE OF INTENT to apply compost within fire-impacted areas in compliance with emergency resolution No. R8-2008-0100 (MS Word). Please note that Attachment 1 to the Notice of Intent is the updated Table 4, above.
NOTICE OF TERMINATION of compost application within the fire-impacted areas in compliance with emergency resolution No. R8-2008-0100 (MS Word)
California Stormwater Quality Association Construction Handbook, Section 3 - Erosion and Sediment Control BMPs - The Construction Handbook provides general guidance for selecting and implementing Best Management Practices (BMPs) that will eliminate or reduce the discharge of pollutants from construction sites to waters of the state. Some, but not all, parts of Section 3 of the Handbook can be used to address fire-affected lands as well.
2007 Wildfire Information
Cal Fire - Up to date Status of Fire Incidents
Governor's Office of Emergency Services - October 2007 Fires
Governor's Homepage - Contains links with fire information
Fire Assistance and Cleanup Information
TENTATIVE RESOLUTION NO. R8-2007-0081 - An emergency conditional temporary waiver of statutory requirements to file a report of waste discharge and to adopt waste discharge requirements for management and disposal of solid waste from the 2007 wildfires
San Diego Region Wildfires - San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board information page
Technical Documents/References - Cleanup/Removal of Ash and Debris
- Riverside County Fire Information
- San Bernardino County Fire Information
- Orange County Fire Information - Scroll down to "Latest News" section
Cal/EPA Southern California Fires Response - So Cal Fires - 2003 Information
USDA Forest Service Active Fire Mapping Program - View Current maps of California