Bay Area Refinery To Pay $340,000 To Settle Air Quality LawsuitValero agreed to pay the $340,000 to settle 28 alleged violations, most of which occurred in 2014.
Former Bay Area Air Quality Agency Workers File Whistleblower ClaimTwo former employees of the agency responsible for protecting the Bay Area from air pollution say they were improperly fired for trying to prevent the illegal destruction of important records.
Bay Area Air Quality Officials Issue Same-Day Smog AlertFor the first time in its history, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued a same-day smog alert for Monday.
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.
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 Air Quality Regulators Propose Fireplace Phase-Out, Ban On Wood-Burning Devices In New HomesBay Area air quality regulators are looking to phase out the traditional fireplace and forcing homeowners to swap out their wood-burning devices before selling or renting.
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.
20th Bay Area Winter Spare The Air Alert Of The Season Declared For SaturdayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued the 20th winter spare the air alert of the season for Saturday, the agency said Friday. It’s the third consecutive alert this week.
No Bay Area Spare The Air Alert For Tuesday, Wood Burning Still DiscouragedThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking the public to voluntarily forego burning wood or other solid fuels on Tuesday, but it’s not mandatory.
Chevron Agrees To Let County Officials Oversee Probe Into Flaring Incident At Richmond RefineryChevron will meet with Contra Costa Health Services and Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials on a weekly basis to provide status updates on the investigation.
Spare-The-Air Alert Issued With Unhealthy Pollution Levels Expected For Bay AreaA Spare the Air alert has been issued for Friday because of unhealthy pollution levels expected in the Bay Area, air quality officials said Thursday.
Spare-The-Air Alert Issued For Friday With Triple-Digit Temperatures Expected In Bay AreaThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Friday, when possible triple-digit temperatures and low winds are expected to create unhealthy pollution in the region.