Air Curtain Burners

Questions About Open Burning Related to Air Curtain Burners

What is a temporary air curtain burner?

What is a permanent air curtain burner?

I have an air curtain burner with an air quality permit. Must a certified visible emissions operator be on site?

If a temporary air curtain burner is used to burn land clearing debris, how far must it be located from occupied structures?


What is a temporary air curtain burner?  [Back to Top]
An air curtain burner used at a site less than nine months. An air quality permit for the air curtain burner is not required provided the only thing burned is land clearing debris from the site where the air curtain burner is located.

What is a permanent air curtain burner?  [Back to Top]
Any air curtain burner used at a site for nine months or more, or used to burn any material imported from a remote site. A permanent air curtain burner or one burning imported materials requires a regular air quality permit.

I have an air curtain burner with an air quality permit. Must a certified visible emissions operator be on site?  [Back to Top]
Yes.

If a temporary air curtain burner is used to burn land clearing debris, how far must it be located from occupied structures?  [Back to Top]
300 feet.