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 Español

Air Quality Advisory

On Friday and Saturday, smoke from the August Complex Fire may impact the North Bay and parts of the East Bay, causing smoky and hazy skies. There is no Spare the Air Alert in effect and air quality is not expected to be unhealthy. 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

Residents

Learn more about grant funding offered to residents to improve air quality in the region.

Air District Programs

  • Clean Cars for All: Low-income families can scrap an old vehicle and get a grant to reduce the cost of an electric vehicle, hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or a Clipper Card.
  • Community Health Protection Grant Program: Community groups, neighborhood associations, and other community-based local non-profits based in AB 617 Year 2-5 communities can apply for community readiness grants.
  • Community Grants Program: Non-profit organizations and school communities can apply for grants to fund local projects that decrease air pollution while increasing community awareness of and engagement in air quality issues
  • Lawn Mower Exchange ProgramComing soon. Get paid to exchange your working gas-powered lawn mower for a new electric mower.
  • Vehicle Buy Back Program: Get paid to turn in your working older car or small truck for scrapping.
  • Wood Smoke Reduction Incentive Program: Get a rebate for decommissioning or replacing your fireplace or wood stove with qualified cleaner heating options.

Marin County Wood Stove Replacement Program

Residents of Marin County can receive up to $1,500 for the removal and replacement of non-certified wood burning appliances.

Other Opportunities

  • Clean Vehicle Rebate Project: This program, administered by the Center for Sustainable Energy, offers up to $5,000 in rebates for the purchase or lease of new, eligible zero-emission and plug-in hybrid light-duty vehicles.
  • Bay Area Bike Share: Learn about Bay Area Bike Share, the nation's first unified regional bicycle sharing program.

Contact Us

Grants Programs Information Request Line, Strategic Incentives

415.749.4994

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Spare the Air Status
No Wood Burning
Spare the Air Status
  • Saturday,
    9/26

    No Spare the Air Alert in Effect

Last Updated: 8/20/2014