Bay Area Air Quality Management District
Another Winter Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday, prohibiting all wood burning in the Bay Area for another 24-hour period, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued its sixth Winter Spare the Air alert for Monday, banning all wood burning throughout the region.
Several oil companies around the Bay Area are proposing upgrades or additions to their facilities, but environmental advocates said Wednesday that the projects will endanger the public by enabling increased refining of dirtier crude oil.
For the second time this week, independent truckers held a protest Friday at the Port of Oakland for better pay, and for financial help in complying with new emissions standards they say could drive them away from home.
The first Spare the Air alert of the winter season has been issued for Monday by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.
A Redwood City metal recycling facility that caught fire on Sunday received a public nuisance violation for a similar incident, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.
The new Bay Area Bike Share system has only been in service for a week but seems to be a success as four times as many bicyclists have signed up to use the service as there are bikes available.
Chevron has agreed to pay the Bay Area Air Quality Management District $190,000 to settle air quality violations at its Richmond refinery prior to the fire there last August.
Memberships for a bicycle share program went on sale Monday that will serve several Bay Area cities starting next month.
A bike-sharing pilot program is set to launch in the Bay Area starting in August with 700 bikes at docking stations in five cities.