17 Spare The Air Alerts, 11 In a row tie the record.
A Central Valley water district that is the country’s largest says it has reached a deal with the federal government in a decades-long dispute over thousands of acres of contaminated land.
As the Bay Area is on track to meet last year’s record of 11 Spare the Air days in a row, neighbors are complaining more than last year about alleged wood burning offenders.
The city of Sunnyvale is looking into possibly restricting or banning use of leaf blowers because of numerous noise complaints and air pollution concerns.
Another Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Tuesday, the fifth day in a row that wood burning will be banned in the Bay Area.
The 10th Winter Spare the Air Alert this season has been issued for Monday.
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.