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.
Bay Area Cancels Events As Smoke Chokes RegionSmoke from the wildfires north of San Francisco plunged air quality levels in the Bay Area to the same unhealthy level as China's notoriously polluted capital, sending people to emergency rooms and forcing schools to close
15th Spare The Air Alert Of Season Issued For WednesdayA Spare the Air alert has been issued for Wednesday in the Bay Area because of a forecast of unhealthy air quality in the region.
Spare the Air Alert Issued for Bay Area SundayThe alert means that ground-level air pollution is expected to be unhealthy, especially for young children, seniors and people with heart and respiratory conditions.