HazMat crews were in route to the Richmond Chevron refinery as a precaution Monday after reports of flaring at the facility.
A landfill may be responsible for a stench plaguing residents in the South Bay that has prompted dozens of air quality complaints on a daily basis.
Bay Area air quality officials are considering a crackdown on smoke from barbecues and meat smokers.
The 10th Winter Spare the Air Alert this season has been issued for Monday.
Winter Spare the Air alerts have been issued for Sunday and Monday, Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials announced Saturday.
California air quality regulators are disputing the accuracy of a new ad campaign claiming a hidden gas tax is set to go in effect January 1st that could add up to 76 cents to a gallon of gas in the state.
The King Fire in the Sierra Foothill is still spreading, but not as fast.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued a smoke advisory to alert Bay Area residents to the potential for poor air quality due to Northern California wildfires through Monday.
Chevron has agreed to pay more than a quarter-million dollars for air-quality violations at its Richmond refinery.
In the Bay Area, residents are constantly reminded to ‘spare the air’, but air quality managers may be letting some of the worst polluters off the hook.