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Spare the Air Status
  • Thursday,
    8/25

    No Spare the Air Alert in Effect

  • Friday,
    8/26

    No Spare the Air Alert in Effect

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  • Aug
    25

    August 25, 2016

    Air District fines Value Plumbing

    Today, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced that Value Plumbing Co., Inc., of Oakley, California, has agreed to pay $310,000 in a settlement filed with the Superior Court of the State of California in the County of Contra Costa for installing uncertified residential water heaters in the Bay Area.

  • Aug
    24

    August 24, 2016

    Incentive program for fireplace & wood stove upgrades

    The program will open at 10AM on August 26, 2016, on a first-come, first-served basis for homeowners and landlords to replace their wood burning device. Funding will be prioritized for low-income residents, residents located in areas highly affected by wood smoke, and households exempt from burn bans due to a wood-burning device being the sole source of heat. Starting November 1, 2016, anyone whose sole source of heat is a wood-burning device must use an EPA-certified or pellet-fueled device that is registered with the Air District to qualify for an exemption.

  • Jul
    12

    July 12, 2016

    Air District offers $11 million to reduce diesel engine pollution

    The  Air District has opened the application period for the Carl Moyer grant program, to reduce ozone-forming and toxic air emissions from older heavy-polluting diesel equipment. Eligible diesel-powered equipment includes medium- and heavy-duty trucks, mobile agricultural and construction equipment, marine vessels, and locomotives.

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