Smoke from San Joaquin Valley Prompts Spare the Air Alert for Bay AreaThe alert bans burning in fireplaces, wood stoves, pellet stoves, outdoor fire pits and other wood-burning devices.
Bay Area Spare the Air Alert Issued for SundayContinued smoke from Northern California wildfires has prompted the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to issue a Spare the Air Alert for Sunday.
Wildfires Prompt Bay Area Air Quality Advisory Through ThursdayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District is extending an air quality advisory through this Thursday because of possible smoke impacts in the region.
Tesla Fined Nearly $140K Over Air Quality Violations At Fremont PlantElectric carmaker Tesla has agreed to pay nearly $140,000 in fines to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District over violations from its factory in Fremont.
Spare The Air Alert Issued For Bay Area On MondayA Spare the Air alert has been issued for Monday in the San Francisco Bay Area, officials with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District said Sunday.
Tesoro Refinery To Pay Air District Nearly $1M Over 51 Violation NoticesTesoro Refining reached a $915,700 civil settlement with the BAAQMD over alleged violations at its Martinez refinery in 2013 and 2014.
Multi-Day Spare The Air Alert Issued For Bay AreaThe ninth, 10th and 11th Spare the Air alerts of the season were issued Thursday by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District for Friday, December 22 through Christmas Eve.
Winter Spare The Air Alert, Wood Burning Ban Extended Through ThursdayHigh barometric pressure is expected to keep hazy skies and dry, calm weather in the Bay Area, causing pollution to build up throughout the region.
Bay Area Spare the Air Day Called for MondayAir quality is expected to be unhealthy in the Bay Area Monday because of a high-pressure ridge clamping down on the area, trapping wood smoke pollution close to the ground.
Winter Spare The Air Alert: Wood Burning Banned Through SundayThe Winter Spare the Air season’s first three alerts were announced for Friday through Sunday, Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials said.
Bay Area Vehicle Buy-Back Program Extends Eligibility to 1996 Model YearPreviously, only 1994 and older vehicles were accepted. The program pays $1,000 to owners to voluntarily retire their old, polluting vehicles.
Spare The Air Alert For Bay Area As Wildfire Fight Enters 2nd WeekA smoke advisory and spare the air alert has been issued for Monday in the San Francisco Bay Area.