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New Burning Schedue Ordered in an Attempt to Tackle Smoke Issue

CityNews – Chiang Mai Governor, Pawin Chamniprasat, has announced a new ‘burning schedule’ that he asks all farmers and land owners to follow as to help reduce the amount of smoke during this years burning season.

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The schedule below has been set out in an attempt to reduce the levels of smoke per day in Chiang Mai.

1 – 10 January 2016: 9.00 am – 3.00 pm: Doi Tao, Mae Taeng, Mae Wang, Doi Saket, Hod
5 – 15 January 2016: 9.00 am – 3.00 pm: San Pa Tong, Chom Thong, Sameng, Wiang Haeng
11 – 20 January 2016: 9.00 am – 3.00 pm: Mae Jam, Mae On, Phrao, Fang
16 – 23 January 2016: 9.00 am – 3.00 pm: Om Koi, Chia Prakarn, Kanlayaniwattana
26 January – 5 February 2016: 9.00 am – 3.00 pm: Doi Lo, San Sai, Muang Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao
6 – 16 February 2016: 9.00 am – 3.00 pm: Hang Dong, Saraphi, Sankampaeng, Mae Rim, Mae Ai

The governor has asked for cooperation in order to reduce smoke and reduce the amount of unnecessary fires. Anyone found burning outside of the allotted time will be prosecuted.