Wood Burning Status
Wood Burning Status
  • Sunday,

    No Spare the Air Alert in Effect

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  • Oct

    October 29, 2015

    Air District settles case with Valero

    The Air District has settled with Valero Oil Co. - California for $196,000 in civil penalties for air quality violations at its refinery in Benicia. The settlement covers 23 notices of violation that the Air District issued for incidents that occurred in 2012.

  • Oct

    October 28, 2015

    Winter Spare the Air season begins November 1

    The Winter Spare the Air season begins Sunday, November 1. During a Winter Spare the Air Alert, it is illegal to burn wood, manufactured firelogs or any other solid fuel, both indoors and outdoors. The season lasts until February 29, 2016.

  • Oct

    October 21, 2015

    Air District strengthens wood burning rule

    The Air District's Board of Directors unanimously adopted strong new provisions that will significantly improve the agency’s wood burning regulation designed to further safeguard public health against the hazards of fine particle pollution. The changes to the Air District’s wood burning regulation tighten exemptions and requirements from the original rule which was adopted in July 2008.

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