Bay Area Refinery To Pay $340,000 To Settle Air Quality LawsuitValero agreed to pay the $340,000 to settle 28 alleged violations, most of which occurred in 2014.
Bay Area Among Nation's 10 Worst Regions For Air PollutionThe San Francisco Bay Area ranks among the top 10 most polluted regions in the country, according to a report issued Wednesday by the American Lung Association.
West Oakland Air Pollution Concerns Prompt Civil Rights ComplaintA civil rights complaint alleges air pollution from diesel emissions at the Port of Oakland disproportionately impacts communities of color.
Air Regulators Vote To Keep Tough California Fuel Standards In Place Through 2025The state Air Resources Board voted unanimously to continue with the standards for 2022 to 2025.
Port Of Oakland Touts Reduction Of Diesel EmissionsDiesel emissions at the Port of Oakland have declined dramatically since 2005, the result of a concerted effort by the port to improve air quality in neighboring communities, port officials said Friday.
Face Masks Popular For Air Pollution Protection May Not Be EffectiveSome of the face masks that people all over the world, particularly in Asia, wear to protect themselves from air pollution may not be so effective.
Smoke From Soberanes Fire Blankets Bay AreaThe smell of smoke wafted over San Francisco Friday as haze from the massive Soberanes Fire near Big Sur blanketed the Bay Area, triggering a Share the Air alert.
Tesoro To Pay $425M To Settle Lawsuit Alleging Its Oil Refineries Violated Clean Air ActTesoro Corp., which is accused of violating the Clean Air Act, has agreed to pay a $425 million settlement to reduce air pollution.
Tesoro Agrees To Spend Millions In Air Pollution Settlement With U.S. EPAThe Justice Department and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have reached a $425 million settlement with two companies that would reduce air pollution at six petroleum refineries.
Surprising California City With State's Dirtiest AirMillions of Californians live in places with dirty air, according to an annual report card issued Wednesday that ranks two major urban areas in the state as the nation's most polluted.
Bay Area Spare The Air Alert Issued For SaturdayBurning wood or any other solid fuel, such as manufactured fire logs, is prohibited for 24 hours both indoors and outdoors.
Google Street View Cars To Map Bay Area Pollution LevelsFrom car exhaust, to soot and even cigarette smoke, Google Maps will soon show the pollution you and your neighbors are breathing in.