A Spare the Air smog alert has been issued for Monday due to unhealthy levels of smog and smoke in the air, and residents are being advised both to limit their exposure to the unhealthy conditions and avoid making them worse.
Wildfire Smoke Blankets Bay Area But Vehicle Exhaust Is Main Culprit In Sunday’s Spare The Air Alert
Smoke from Northern California wildfires hung over the Bay Area on Saturday and a Spare the Air alert was issued for Sunday, though officials said it was ozone — not smoke — that prompted the warning.
As a heat wave moves into the Bay Area, the summer’s first Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday.
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The Supreme Court’s conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration’s first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.
The alert puts into effect a ban on burning wood, manufactured fire logs and other solid fuels for 24 hours.
The 10th Winter Spare the Air Alert this season has been issued for Monday.
Chevron will meet with Contra Costa Health Services and Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials on a weekly basis to provide status updates on the investigation.
Supervisor John Goia said the series of flares were an emergency reaction to something that went wrong at the plant.
Mysterious Sources Of Methane Viewed From Space Makes Central California 2nd Worst ‘Hot Spot’ In Nation
A small hot spot in California’s Central Valley is likely the second largest concentration of the greenhouse gas methane seen over the United States, according to a new study of satellite data.