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

Wood Burning Prohibited

Spare the Air Alert in effect through Friday, October 2.  Wood burning is banned.  Burn bans can occur year-round for wildfires. Smoke from wildfires 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

Local Government Support

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Find support documents and tools for local government climate initiatives.

Updated 9/22/2020

Local governments play a critical role in enacting on-the-ground policies and programs that reduce GHG emissions, and are thus key partners in implementing the Air District’s Climate Protection Planning Program.

This page contains support documents and tools to help local governments plan and develop their climate initiatives.

Current Opportunities

  • Encourage local governments to make a commitment to be Diesel Free by ‘33
  • Sign up for our monthly local governments climate newsletter

GHG Inventory and Climate Action Planning Resources

Best Practices and Tools for Implementing Climate Action Plans

Presentation and Newsletter Archives

Contact Us

Geraldina Grunbaum
Senior Environmental Planner, Planning and Climate Protection

415.749.4956

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Spare the Air Status
No Wood Burning
Spare the Air Status
  • Tuesday,
    9/29

    Spare the Air Alert in Effect

  • Wednesday,
    9/30

    Spare the Air Alert in Effect