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.
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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