Air Pollution

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.
Ninth Bay Area Spare The Air Smog Alert Of 2015 Issued For MondayA Spare the Air Smog Alert has been issued for Monday due to hot weather, smoggy conditions and smoke from wildfires around the region.
Smog, Smoke, Heat Trigger Spare The Air Alert For MondayA 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 AlertSmoke 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.
Heat Wave Prompts Season's First Spare the Air DayAs 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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Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury LimitsThe 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.
Sunday Marks Bay Area's 22nd Spare The Air Alert This SeasonThe alert puts into effect a ban on burning wood, manufactured fire logs and other solid fuels for 24 hours.
Bay Area's 4th Straight Spare The Air Alert Issued For MondayThe 10th Winter Spare the Air Alert this season has been issued for Monday.
Chevron Agrees To Let County Officials Oversee Probe Into Flaring Incident At Richmond RefineryChevron 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.
Richmond Official Blasts Chevron For Calling Huge Flare At Plant 'Routine'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 NationA 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.
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