Richmond, Columbia County open burning ban begins

Beginning May 1, an open burning ban goes into effect for Richmond and Columbia counties.

The state-mandated ban will remain in place through September 30. It's part of the state's plan to improve air quality during the five-month smog season.

During this period, there is to be no open commercial or residential burning.

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