Air District Operations

The Air District is taking steps to ensure Bay Area air quality and public health are protected while the shelter-in-place orders are in effect. Permits for businesses adjusting operations to aid in the public health response will also be expedited. Read more... | en EspaƱol

Wood Burning Prohibited

Spare the Air Alert in effect on Saturday, September 19.  Wood burning is banned.  Burn bans can occur year-round for wildfires. Smoke from wildfires throughout the Bay Area is impacting air quality.  See our hourly air quality data for the most up-to-date information, as well as Press Releases@AirDistrict, and our Wildfire Safety Tips web page.  Sign up for Bay Area Air Alerts.  en Español