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.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued a Spare The Air alert for Friday due to high temperatures and low winds and smoggy conditions.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law several bills designed to boost use of clean-air vehicles in California.
An environmental group is suing the agency that oversees air quality in the Bay Area after approving a $1 billion modernization expansion project at its Richmond refinery.
The fourth consecutive “Winter Spare the Air” alert has been issued for Thursday.
With an unpopular “Spare the Air” advisory in place today banning all burning in fireplaces, outdoor fire pits and more, many Bay Area residents are looking for ways around the rules. Here they are.