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Bay Area Winter Spare-The-Air Alert Tuesday, Wood Burning Ban Extended

Another Winter Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday, prohibiting all wood burning in the Bay Area for another 24-hour period, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.

12/09/2013

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Winter Spare-The-Air Alert Issued For Bay Area

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued its sixth Winter Spare the Air alert for Monday, banning all wood burning throughout the region.

12/09/2013

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Winter Spare-The-Air Alert Issued For Saturday

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.

11/29/2013

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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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Bay Area Regulators Get Tough On Winter Wood Burning

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.

10/25/2012

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Pollution Down As Bay Area Winter Spare The Air Days End

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.

03/01/2012

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Bay Area Residents Asked Not To Burn Wood

Bay Area residents have been asked not to burn wood Sunday by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.

02/05/2012

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14th Bay Area Winter Spare The Air Alert Issued For Thursday

Another Spare the Air Day has been announced by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District for Thursday, the 14th for this winter season.

01/11/2012

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Spare The Air Day Declared For Monday

This winter’s string of Spare the Air Days will continue Monday, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced Sunday.

01/01/2012

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Spare The Air Alert Issued For New Year’s Day

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced Saturday that wood burning, both indoors and outdoors, will be illegal all day New Year’s Day.

12/31/2011

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