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Bay Area residents asked not burn wood on Thanksgiving - Palo Alto OnlineBay Area residents asked not burn wood on Thanksgiving - Palo Alto Online
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking local residents not to burn wood in fireplaces and woodstoves on Thanksgiving to prevent air quality from becoming unhealthy. "We are asking residents in the Bay Area to help keep air pollution low ...
 
Bay Area residents asked not to burn wood on Thanksgiving - San Mateo Daily JournalBay Area residents asked not to burn wood on Thanksgiving - San Mateo Daily Journal
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking local residents not to burn wood in fireplaces and wood stoves on Thanksgiving to prevent air quality from becoming unhealthy. “We are asking residents in the Bay Area to help keep air pollution ...
 
Coordinate Greater Bay Area's environmental standards as the economies integrate, experts urge - South China Morning PostCoordinate Greater Bay Area's environmental standards as the economies integrate, experts urge - South China Morning Post
Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta region should capitalise on the “Greater Bay Area” scheme to deepen cooperation and harmonise environmental standards, especially on air quality, experts say. The region shares the same airshed, but divergent policy ...
 
New Bay Area rule aims to cut cancer risks from polluted air - East Bay TimesNew Bay Area rule aims to cut cancer risks from polluted air - East Bay Times
SAN FRANCISCO — A pioneering rule approved by pollution regulators Wednesday aims to lessen the cancer risk from breathing air around Bay Area oil refineries, power plants, crematoria, sewer plants and many other businesses. An estimated 400 plants ...
 
Enjoy the turkey drumstick but skip the cozy fire, air district pleads - East Bay TimesEnjoy the turkey drumstick but skip the cozy fire, air district pleads - East Bay Times
Bay Area residents are being asked to forego those cozy wood fires on Thanksgiving Day because of air quality concerns about the smoke. People who light a fire in their stoves or fireplaces Thursday will not be fined because the regional air district ...
 
Bay Area air-quality board approves aggressive, 'unprecedented' toxic-emissions regulations - SFGate (blog)Bay Area air-quality board approves aggressive, 'unprecedented' toxic-emissions regulations - SFGate (blog)
The rule, passed by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD), reigns in toxic emissions at facilities varying from oil refineries to mom-and-pop dry cleaners. The unanimous vote is considered a victory for local environmental groups and ...
 
This autumn one of the warmest ever in Bay Area, but rain may be on the way - The Mercury NewsThis autumn one of the warmest ever in Bay Area, but rain may be on the way - The Mercury News
Temperatures climbed into the high 80s and low 90s as one of the warmest autumns on record in the Bay Area continued Thursday, according to the National Weather Service in Monterey. Smoggy conditions also spurred the Bay Area Air Quality ...
 
Commute.org modernizes ride incentive program - San Mateo Daily JournalCommute.org modernizes ride incentive program - San Mateo Daily Journal
The revamped ride home program is supported through the City/County Association of Governments, San Mateo County Transportation Authority, Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. Comstock said ...
 
Sizzling temperatures prompt surprising smog alert - East Bay TimesSizzling temperatures prompt surprising smog alert - East Bay Times
Record-late Spare the Air alerts for smog were issued for the Bay Area for Thursday and Friday as a heat wave brews poor air quality. The Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced Thursday it has never issued Spare the Air alerts for smog as ...
 
Southern California smog worsens for second straight year despite ... - Los Angeles TimesSouthern California smog worsens for second straight year despite ... - Los Angeles Times
For decades, Southern California has waged a slow but successful war on smog. Through vehicle emissions rules, clean-fuel standards and other tough ...