Smoky Skies Again Blanket Bay Area From Glass, Boysen, Shady Fires; Spare The Air Alert Through FridayLess than a month after smoke-choked skies created apocalyptic landscapes across the Bay Area, the region was again blanketed with smoke from the Glass, Boysen and Shady fires in Napa and Sonoma County.
New Spare The Air Alert Issued For Parts Of North And East Bay SaturdayOfficials with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District have issued a Spare the Air Alert for parts of the North and East Bay Saturday due to wildfire smoke.
Smoky Bay Area Air Prompts Record 15th Straight Spare The Air AlertThe longest string of Spare the Air alerts ever issued by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District because of wildfire smoke in the region will continue through at least Thursday, according to the air district.
Ban On Wood-Burning On Spare The Air Days Now Year-Round Following Board VoteWood burning bans will now be in effect year-round on Spare the Air days in the Bay Area after a vote Wednesday by the region's air quality regulatory board.
Poor Bay Area Air Quality Expected Because Of Heat, Kincade FireThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District and the San Francisco Department of Public Health are warning residents about potential hot weather and poor air quality expected in the Bay Area beginning Friday.
Whistleblowers Claim Bay Area Air Quality Management District Improperly Disposed Of RecordsThe agency in charge of protecting the air in the Bay Area has long been criticized by local activists for protecting polluters instead. Now, two former employees say they believe they have new evidence to support that accusation.
New Flaring At Chevron Richmond Refinery Prompts InspectionThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District dispatched inspectors to the Chevron refinery in Richmond Thursday morning after they received at least two complaints about flaring.
Bay Area Air Quality Plan Advocates Low Carbon DietThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District has adopted a sweeping new air quality and climate plan that has the agency thinking way beyond Spare the Air Days. The plan called Spare the Air - Cool the Climate would like to advise Bay Area residents on what to put on the table.
Bay Area Refinery To Pay $340,000 To Settle Air Quality LawsuitValero agreed to pay the $340,000 to settle 28 alleged violations, most of which occurred in 2014.
Bay Area Air Quality Regulators Propose Fireplace Phase-Out, Ban On Wood-Burning Devices In New HomesBay Area air quality regulators are looking to phase out the traditional fireplace and forcing homeowners to swap out their wood-burning devices before selling or renting.
What Are The Rules, Fines, And Exceptions To Christmas Eve Fireplace Wood Burning Ban?With an unpopular "Spare the Air" advisory in place today banning all burning in fireplaces, outdoor fire pits and more, many Bay Area residents are looking for ways around the rules. Here they are.
Bay Area Sizzles; Air Quality SuffersBay Area residents soaked up another day of sweltering temperatures Monday as the Bay Area Air Quality Management District declared another Spare the Air Day.