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Kansas' Annual Prairie Grass Fires

Postby HR Paperstacks » Thu Apr 14, 2016 11:02 am

So the air quality today in the metro has been deemed "unhealthy". My question is why is our state not taking legal action to stop Kansas from doing this year after year?

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Re: Kansas' Annual Prairie Grass Fires

Postby Coyote » Thu Apr 14, 2016 11:09 am

After all, they tried to get Colorado from smoking grass. :banana:
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Re: Kansas' Annual Prairie Grass Fires

Postby HR Paperstacks » Thu Apr 14, 2016 11:31 am

Coyote wrote:After all, they tried to get Colorado from smoking grass. :banana:

Exactly! But in this case, it is actually a legitimate complaint. When I emailed to AG, I was going to add some snarky remark about that but I figured they would not reply back if I did...

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Re: Kansas' Annual Prairie Grass Fires

Postby Omaha_corn_burner » Thu Apr 14, 2016 12:13 pm

HR Paperstacks wrote:So the air quality today in the metro has been deemed "unhealthy". My question is why is our state not taking legal action to stop Kansas from doing this year after year?

Is this actually an annual scheduled event?

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Re: Kansas' Annual Prairie Grass Fires

Postby GetUrban » Thu Apr 14, 2016 12:37 pm

Isn't this smoke today from a wildfire mostly in Oklahoma? It was as bad as I've ever seen it this morning. (oops, sorry I just read the OWH story)

There's not really much that can be done since it will burn eventually on it's own anyway. Somebody is always going to complain, depending on which way the wind is blowing. More frequent controlled burns in smaller areas can cut down on the amount of smoke.
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Re: Kansas' Annual Prairie Grass Fires

Postby nebugeater » Thu Apr 14, 2016 3:59 pm

Sure it is smokie. If someone is irritated ( in a physical sense) by it then by all means do what you can to stay in. But it is part of the cycle of the crop land and like already stated if not set it will most likely happen on it's own. Guess we should just put a stop to all camp fires too.
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Re: Kansas' Annual Prairie Grass Fires

Postby HR Paperstacks » Thu Apr 14, 2016 6:36 pm

nebugeater wrote:Sure it is smokie. If someone is irritated ( in a physical sense) by it then by all means do what you can to stay in. But it is part of the cycle of the crop land and like already stated if not set it will most likely happen on it's own. Guess we should just put a stop to all camp fires too.

Well this is a lot more than a camp fire. But I didn't know it would happen anyways. It just seemed like this would be something we should actually complain about. And I personally don't like it hazing up the whole city. Maybe I'm just a little bored right now and finding things to complain about.


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