Bay Area Air Quality District Highly Discourages Burning Wood Over ChristmasThere’s no Spare the Air alert in effect for Christmas but the Bay Area Air Quality Management District still strongly discourages residents from burning wood in fireplaces over the Christmas holiday weekend.
Air District: Weather, Wood Smoke To Bring Moderate Air Quality In Bay Area This WeekModerate air quality is expected to persist over the Bay Area this week as pollution from wood smoke stays near ground level, a spokeswoman for the Bay Area Air Quality Management District said Monday.
Bay Area Air Quality Plummets As Inversion Layer Traps PollutionThat wasn't a filter over the San Francisco Bay today, that was particulate matter clogging the skyline.
Air District Discourages Bay Area Residents From Wood Burning Over Thanksgiving HolidayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking residents not to burn wood on Thanksgiving Day but is not issuing a Spare the Air alert that would ban them from doing so.
Wildfire Smoke, Hot Inland Temperatures Prompt Spare The Air Alert SaturdayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Saturday because of wildfire smoke combined with hot temperatures and vehicle exhaust that are expected to create unhealthy levels of smog in the region.
Refinery Settles With Air Quality District For $2.2 Million Over Emissions ViolationsOperators of a now-idle oil refinery in Martinez have agreed to pay more than $2.2 million to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to settle air quality violations between 2014 and 2018, the air district announced Wednesday.
Air Quality Advisory Extended Through Monday Due To Wildfire SmokeDue to smoke from ongoing wildfires, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has extended an air quality advisory through the weekend and into Monday.
Bay Area Air Quality Advisory Issued For Friday, Saturday Because of Wildfire SmokeSmoke from wildfires in Southern and Central California has prompted the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) to issue an air quality advisory for Friday and Saturday.
Wildfire Smoke, High Temperatures Prompt Spare The Air Alert For Bay Area On TuesdayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Tuesday amid concerns about unhealthy air.
Bay Area Air Quality Management District Offering $1,200 To Buy Back Older, More Polluting VehiclesThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District is offering $1,200 to get some of the oldest and worst polluting cars off the road, as part of a buyback program.
WILDFIRES: Smoke Forces One-Day Extension Of Air Quality AdvisoryAs wildfires continue to burn in the northern part of California, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has extended an air quality advisory for the region through Thursday because of smoke coming from those wildfires.
WILDFIRE SEASON: BAAQMD Extends Spare The Air Through TuesdayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced Monday that it’s extending a Spare the Air Alert through Tuesday as wildfire smoke and haze continued to linger in the Bay Area’s skies.
Fires Prompt Air District To Extend Air Quality Advisory Through Labor Day WeekendDue to wildfires burning across Northern California, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has extended an Air Quality Advisory into the Labor Day holiday weekend.
Bay Area Spare the Air Alert Extended to SundayBay Area residents are banned from burning wood indoors and outdoors for the third day in a row as a Spare the Air alert -- in place Friday and Saturday -- now is extended to Sunday.
Air Quality Advisories Issued for Friday, Saturday Due to Wildfire SmokeThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing air quality advisories for Friday and Saturday because of wildfire smoke, according to officials.