Air quality

California Demands Fixes For 16,000 More VW CarsCalifornia air quality regulators are demanding fixes for up to 16,000 additional Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche diesels as the Volkswagen Group emissions scandal widens.
Smog Levels Dangerously High In China As Residents Burn Coal To Battle WinterAs the chilly weather prompted Bay Area residents to fire up their gas furnaces and fireplaces, air quality in China reached extremely hazardous levels in the city of Shenyang, as residents there began to burn coal to heat homes for winter.
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.
Bay Area Hot Weather, Smog Prompt Spare The Air Alert For SundaySmog from vehicle exhaust and smoke from the Valley Fire are expected to result in smoggy skies and unhealthy air conditions on Sunday.
Valley Fire Smoke Prompts Health Warning In Napa CountyNapa County officials Sunday warned residents in the north part of the county that smoke from the Valley Fire may be a health hazard.
Hazmat Crews Headed To Richmond Chevron Refinery After Reports Of FlaringHazMat crews were in route to the Richmond Chevron refinery as a precaution Monday after reports of flaring at the facility.
South Bay Landfill Prompting 30 Complaints Daily; Neighbors Say Smell Getting WorseA 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.
BBQ's, Meat Smokers Could Be Banned On Spare-The-Air DaysBay Area air quality officials are considering a crackdown on smoke from barbecues and meat smokers.
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.
Wood Burning Banned As Winter Spare-The-Air Alerts Issued For Bay Area CitiesWinter Spare the Air alerts have been issued for Sunday and Monday, Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials announced Saturday.
California Air Regulators Dispute Ads Warning Of 'Hidden Gas Tax'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.
Massive King Fire In Sierra Foothill Grows To 80,000+ Acres; 4 Homes DestroyedThe King Fire in the Sierra Foothill is still spreading, but not as fast.
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