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.
Air District Backs Paris Climate Agreement Despite Trump's RejectionThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District isn't backing down in the fight against climate change.
Bay Area Spare the Air Alert Issued for SundayOffshore winds in the morning are expected to create unhealthy ozone levels in parts of the East Bay and Santa Clara Valley.
Air District Issues Nuisance Violations For Oil Sheen In San Pablo Bay Last YearThe Sept., 2017 incident prompted a shelter-in-place order, 1,430 odor complaints from the public and 100 hospital visits.
First Spare The Air Alert Of 2017 Summer Season Issued For WednesdayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued the first Spare the Air Alert of the summer season for Wednesday because of a forecast for unhealthy amounts of smog.
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.
Former Bay Area Air Quality Agency Workers File Whistleblower ClaimTwo former employees of the agency responsible for protecting the Bay Area from air pollution say they were improperly fired for trying to prevent the illegal destruction of important records.
Bay Area Air Quality Officials Issue Same-Day Smog AlertFor the first time in its history, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued a same-day smog alert for Monday.
Bay Area Spare The Air Alert Issued For SaturdayBurning wood or any other solid fuel, such as manufactured fire logs, is prohibited for 24 hours both indoors and outdoors.