The Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued a Spare The Air alert for Friday due to high temperatures and low winds and smoggy conditions.
Some Bay Area fishermen are suing Pacific Gas & Electric, claiming the utility is responsible for massive contamination in and around Fisherman’s Wharf.
Chevron has agreed to pay more than a quarter-million dollars for air-quality violations at its Richmond refinery.
A Spare the Air alert has been issued for Friday because of unhealthy pollution levels expected in the Bay Area, air quality officials said Thursday.
More electric cars are coming to the Bay Area after the Metropolitan Transportation Commission made one of the largest purchases of electric cars in the nation.
In the Bay Area, residents are constantly reminded to ‘spare the air’, but air quality managers may be letting some of the worst polluters off the hook.
California has the strictest e-waste laws in the nation, but a KPIX5 investigation discovered the strict laws have led to dumping our electronic junk in someone else’s back yard, causing serious damage.
A stretch of beach near the wharf in Santa Cruz has the dubious distinction of having the worst water quality on the West Coast, according to a new report.
A third consecutive Spare the Air alert has been issued in the Bay Area for Wednesday, air quality officials said Tuesday.
The science-based tool used by state officials identifies the portions of the state that have higher pollution burdens and vulnerabilities than other areas, and therefore are most in need of assistance.