UC Davis Study Shows Central Valley Farmland a Major Source of Air PollutionA major contributor to harmful smog in California comes from the heavily-fertilized soil in the Central Valley, according to a new study from UC Davis.
First Spare The Air Alert Of 2017 Summer Season Issued For WednesdayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued the first Spare the Air Alert of the summer season for Wednesday because of a forecast for unhealthy amounts of smog.
Face Masks Popular For Air Pollution Protection May Not Be EffectiveSome of the face masks that people all over the world, particularly in Asia, wear to protect themselves from air pollution may not be so effective.
Third Consecutive Spare The Air Alert Issued For WednesdayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a third consecutive Spare the Air alert for Wednesday because of unhealthy ozone accumulation forecasted.
Facebook's Zuckerberg Mocked On Chinese Social Media For Jogging In Beijing's Toxic AirA photo of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg jogging Friday morning in downtown Beijing's notorious smog has prompted a torrent of amusing comments and some mockery on Chinese social media.
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.
As China Issues Red Alert Over Smog, Scientists Monitoring Levels Reaching Bay AreaAs China issued its first ever red health alert due to severe smog, scientists are studying just how much of that pollution makes its way across the Pacific for us to breathe in the Bay Area.
Smog Levels Dangerously High In China As Residents Burn Coal To Battle WinterAs the chilly weather prompted Bay Area residents to fire up their gas furnaces and fireplaces, air quality in China reached extremely hazardous levels in the city of Shenyang, as residents there began to burn coal to heat homes for winter.
Bay Area Hot Weather, Smog Prompt Spare The Air Alert For SundaySmog from vehicle exhaust and smoke from the Valley Fire are expected to result in smoggy skies and unhealthy air conditions on Sunday.
Smog, Smoke, Heat Trigger Spare The Air Alert For MondayA Spare the Air smog alert has been issued for Monday due to unhealthy levels of smog and smoke in the air, and residents are being advised both to limit their exposure to the unhealthy conditions and avoid making them worse.
Heat Wave Prompts Season's First Spare the Air DayAs a heat wave moves into the Bay Area, the summer's first Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday.
Stanford Researchers Reportedly Working On Air Cleaning Window Screen To Fight SmogA team of researchers at Stanford University have developed material for a window screen that could help people in cities with high amounts of air pollution breathe easier.