Smoke From NorCal Fires Settles Over Sizzling Bay AreaA number of Bay Area communities are seeing smoky conditions as a result of large fires in Northern California, and air quality conditions have reached unhealthy levels in some areas.
Regulators Fail To Impose Emissions Cap On Bay Area Oil RefineriesOil companies didn't want any cap while environmentalist said the caps, which were rolled back in recent weeks out of fear of lawsuits, were a huge step back.
Bay Area Air Quality Plan Advocates Low Carbon DietThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District has adopted a sweeping new air quality and climate plan that has the agency thinking way beyond Spare the Air Days. The plan called Spare the Air - Cool the Climate would like to advise Bay Area residents on what to put on the table.
Oroville Dam Repair Crews Deal With Naturally Occurring AsbestosAir-quality officials are working with repair crews at California's damaged Oroville Dam spillway after the discovery of naturally occurring asbestos there.
California Wildfires Prompt Air Quality Advisory As Far Away As Las VegasSouthern Nevada is spending Labor Day weekend under an air quality advisory thanks to wildfire smoke from California.
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.
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.