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.
Ninth Bay Area Spare The Air Smog Alert Of 2015 Issued For MondayA Spare the Air Smog Alert has been issued for Monday due to hot weather, smoggy conditions and smoke from wildfires around the region.
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.
BBQ's, Meat Smokers Could Be Banned On Spare-The-Air DaysBay Area air quality officials are considering a crackdown on smoke from barbecues and meat smokers.
20th Bay Area Winter Spare The Air Alert Of The Season Declared For SaturdayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued the 20th winter spare the air alert of the season for Saturday, the agency said Friday. It’s the third consecutive alert this week.
No Bay Area Spare The Air Alert For Tuesday, Wood Burning Still DiscouragedThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking the public to voluntarily forego burning wood or other solid fuels on Tuesday, but it’s not mandatory.
Chevron Agrees To Let County Officials Oversee Probe Into Flaring Incident At Richmond RefineryChevron will meet with Contra Costa Health Services and Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials on a weekly basis to provide status updates on the investigation.
Spare-The-Air Alert Issued With Unhealthy Pollution Levels Expected For Bay AreaA Spare the Air alert has been issued for Friday because of unhealthy pollution levels expected in the Bay Area, air quality officials said Thursday.
Spare-The-Air Alert Issued For Friday With Triple-Digit Temperatures Expected In Bay AreaThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Friday, when possible triple-digit temperatures and low winds are expected to create unhealthy pollution in the region.
Worst Bay Area Polluters Being Let Off The Hook?In the Bay Area, residents are constantly reminded to ‘spare the air’, but air quality managers may be letting some of the worst polluters off the hook.
Sunday Is A Spare The Air DayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued its fourth Spare the Air Alert for smog in 2014.
Environmental Group Sues Bay Area Air Quality Agency Over Chevron Modernization ProjecyAn environmental group is suing the agency that oversees air quality in the Bay Area after approving a $1 billion modernization expansion project at its Richmond refinery.
Phillips 66 To Pay $230K For Rodeo Refinery ViolationsPhillips 66 has agreed to pay a $230,900 penalty to settle air quality violations at its Rodeo refinery in 2008 and 2009, Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials announced Monday.
Bay Area Winter Spare The Air Season Sees Record Number Of Alerts, Citations30 Spare the Air alerts were issued during the past winter season, with 267 people being cited for violating the no-wood-burning rule.
30th Bay Area Spare The Air Day This Season Issued For SaturdayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District on Friday issued a wood-burning ban for Saturday, the 30th such ban in the region during the air district’s winter season.