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Only burn dry, seasoned woodCover your wood store to ensure that it stays dryNEVER burn wood on an Air Quality Action Day (Sign up for AQ Alerts or Download the AirNow App)NEVER burn green wood, construction waste, plastic, garbage, or yard waste.Learn more about wood smoke from EPA Burn Wise
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Summary of Responses
Residents of southern Mecklenburg County may observe sulfur-odors (e.g. rotten egg) related to New Indy Containerboard operations in Catawba, SC. MCAQ continues to work with SC DHEC, NC Department of Environmental Quality, and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to support the multi-state investigation and monitoring efforts and protect public health. Information about the response to this odor concern is below:
South Carolina Response | Monitoring Data | EPA Response