|In the Flint Hills, the dead brush of the previous year is burnt off each spring.|
Various Kansas cities have violated clean-air limits on a handful of days in the past few Aprils, around when the range fires are set. Wichita, Kan., exceeded clean-air limits on two days this April.
As a resident of Wichita, on the side of town closest to the Flint Hills, I don't have any problem at all with the current burning practices.
Decide for yourself by reading this coverage in The Wall Street Journal.