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Spare The Air Alert

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Lingering Dry Weather Prompts Another Spare The Air Day Friday

The Bay Area is experiencing a winter with some of the worst air quality in years as a fourth consecutive “Winter Spare the Air” day was announced for Friday.

01/03/2014

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Spare The Air Alert Remains In Effect For New Year

A Bay Area wood-burning ban that continued into the New Year will remain in effect on Thursday.

01/01/2014

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Bay Area New Year’s Eve Will Be Another ‘Winter Spare The Air Day’

New Year’s Eve will be another Winter Spare the Air day, so those planning to pop open a bottle of Champagne next to a roaring fire may have to settle for a few candles instead.

12/30/2013

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Bay Area ‘Spare The Air’ Alert Issued For Sunday

For the 7th day straight, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued an alert for Sunday, which makes use of fire pits, woodstoves or manufactured fire logs illegal.

12/28/2013

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4th Straight Spare-The-Air Alert Issued For Thursday

The fourth consecutive “Winter Spare the Air” alert has been issued for Thursday.

12/25/2013

Smoggy Air

Spare The Air Alert Issued For Monday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Winter Spare the Air alert for Monday, its 16th alert this season.

12/22/2013

Smoggy Air

9th Straight Spare-The-Air Alert Issued

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued the alert — its 13th since the district’s Winter Spare the Air season began Nov. 1.

12/15/2013

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Bay Area’s 1st Spare-The-Air Alert Of Season Issued For Monday

The first Spare the Air alert of the winter season has been issued for Monday by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.

11/24/2013

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Hot Weather In Bay Area Prompts ‘Spare The Air’ Alert

Air quality is forecast to be unhealthy for a second day in a row in the Bay Area, prompting another Spare the Air alert for Sunday. An alert is already in effect Saturday.

09/29/2012

As Heat Wave Lingers, Friday Declared Spare-The-Air Day

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued another Spare the Air alert for the region for Friday.

08/09/2012

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