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It is illegal to burn wood during a Winter Spare the Air Alert.
Learn about the Air District’s new 2017 Clean Air Plan.
This program guides the Air District’s future climate protection activities.
The Air District develops rules to improve air quality and protect the climate.
Hearing Board No Scheduled Hearing
No Spare the Air Alert in Effect
Air Quality Widgets
Updated 02/23/17 Mobile Source Committee Meeting
02/22/17 Draft Amendments to Regulation 3: Fees Public Workshop
Updated 02/22/17 Executive Committee Meeting
Air District Proposes Changes to Particulate Matter Rule
The Air District is proposing amendments and additions to Regulation 6, which governs particulate matter emissions from various commercial and industrial operations. A series of open houses/workshops are being held from January 30 through February 8 to discuss these amendments.
Air District, Contra Costa Health Services investigation into foul odor in SF and Richmond narrows
The Air District and Contra Costa Health Services continue to work together to investigate the source of odors that fouled San Francisco and Richmond on December 28 and 29. The joint investigation has ruled out any sources on San Francisco Bay, including ships or oil spills on the water, and now centers on Chevron’s Richmond refinery and other potential sources in Richmond, such as the waste water treatment plant, waste management facility, and other industrial sources.
Draft 2017 Clean Air Plan Now Available
The Air District has released for public review a new draft air quality plan – a call to action to Spare the Air and Cool the Climate (YouTube streaming video). The 2017 Plan aims to lead the region to a post-carbon economy, to continue progress toward attaining all state and federal air quality standards, and to eliminate health risk disparities from exposure to air pollution among Bay Area communities.
Air Monitoring Network Report: The 2015 Ambient Air Monitoring Network Report is open to public comment until June 25th.
Wood Smoke Amendments: The Air District is developing draft amendments to the Wood Burning Regulation.
Watch Board Meeting Webcasts, and access Agendas, Minutes and other documents.
Annual Report: The 2015 Annual Report highlights the Air District’s programs and recent accomplishments.