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.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking Bay Area residents to refrain from burning wood Monday night and Tuesday.
Winter is approaching, which means it’s time for us all to think about air quality, as Winter Spare the Air season officially begins Tuesday.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has concluded residents were relatively safe from harm and that very little ground pollution resulted from the July 26th fire at Macro Plastics in Fairfield.
The first Spare the Air day of the season has been called for Tuesday throughout the Bay Area.
A national report card says that overall the Bay Area’s air quality is steadily improving, but the inland counties still get a failing grade for having too much ozone in the air.