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.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued the alert — its 13th since the district’s Winter Spare the Air season began Nov. 1.
The first Spare the Air alert of the winter season has been issued for Monday by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.
For the first time since a wildfire broke out around Yosemite National Park, dense smoke has begun to obscure the region’s majestic mountain views
President Barack Obama declared the debate over climate change and its causes obsolete Tuesday as he announced a wide-ranging plan to tackle pollution and prepare communities for global warming.
Wildfires, high temperatures and light winds have caused air quality in Northern California to deteriorate and prompted Bay Area officials to declare Friday the first Spare the Air Day of the 2013 season.
This winter’s string of Spare the Air Days will continue Monday, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced Sunday.
The program’s ultimate goal is to reduce the cancer risk for people who work and live in the port area, which is as much as 3 times greater than the rest of the Bay Area.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced Friday afternoon that air quality is expected to continue to be unhealthy and that burning wood, firelogs or any solid fuel, both indoors and outdoors, will be illegal all day Saturday.
For the second day in a row, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking residents to refrain from burning wood.