Bay Area Air Quality Regulators Propose Fireplace Phase-Out, Ban On Wood-Burning Devices In New Homes
Bay 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.
The wood burning ban prompted by consecutive Spare The Air days in the Bay Area caused a drop in business for at least one firewood business along the Peninsula.
A teenager who was seriously injured in a magnitude 6.0 earthquake is telling his story from the hospital bed where he is recovering.
More air will be spared on Friday, as a series of “Winter Spare the Air” alerts issued by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District continues.
It’s official; Bay Area residents will not be allowed to light fires in their fireplaces on Christmas Day.
With an unpopular “Spare the Air” advisory in place today banning all burning in fireplaces, outdoor fire pits and more, many Bay Area residents are looking for ways around the rules. Here they are.
Another Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Saturday, the fourth regional wood-burning ban this week by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.
As the weather starts to turn colder, the cozy feeling of sitting by a roaring fireplace could lead to a stiff fine if that fire is burning during a winter Spare the Air alert, air quality officials said.
The Winter Spare the Air season has ended, and there’s good news to report, as pollution levels from wood burning are down in the Bay Area.
Bay Area residents have been asked not to burn wood Sunday by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.