2017 Press Releases

 
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12/30/2017Winter Spare the Air Alert called for New Year’s Day
12/30/2017
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Winter Spare the Air Alert called for New Year’s Day
12/28/2017Air District settles case with Valero Refining Co.
12/28/2017
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Air District settles case with Valero Refining Co.
12/27/2017Winter Spare the Air Alerts called through December 31
12/27/2017
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Winter Spare the Air Alerts called through December 31
12/23/2017Winter Spare the Air Alert called for Christmas Day and Tuesday, December 26
12/23/2017
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12/20/2017Winter Spare the Air Alerts called through Christmas Eve
12/20/2017
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Winter Spare the Air Alerts called through Christmas Eve
12/17/2017Permissive burn season closes for stubble fires

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12/17/2017
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Permissive burn season closes for stubble fires

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12/13/2017Another Winter Spare the Air Alert called for December 15
12/13/2017
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Another Winter Spare the Air Alert called for December 15
12/11/2017Winter Spare the Air Alerts called through Thursday December 14

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12/11/2017
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12/10/2017Air district settles case with San Francisco Hilton Hotel
12/10/2017
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Air district settles case with San Francisco Hilton Hotel
12/10/2017Fifth consecutive Winter Spare the Air Alert called for December 12
12/10/2017
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12/9/2017Another Winter Spare the Air Alert called December 11
12/9/2017
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Another Winter Spare the Air Alert called December 11
12/6/2017Multi-day Winter Spare the Air Alerts called December 8 - 10
12/6/2017
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12/5/2017Annual youth conference encourages action for clean air
12/5/2017
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11/21/2017Air District asks public to not burn wood to reduce air pollution
11/21/2017
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11/14/2017Air District adopts pioneering rule reducing toxic air pollutants
11/14/2017
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11/8/2017Call for applications for Spare the Air Leadership Award
11/8/2017
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11/7/2017Air District expands funding for multiple grant projects
11/7/2017
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11/7/2017Permissive burn periods for orchard pruning and attrition fires and forest management fires open
10/31/2017Air District offers $250,000 in community grants
10/31/2017
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Air District offers $250,000 in community grants
10/29/2017Winter Spare the Air season starts November 1
10/29/2017
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Winter Spare the Air season starts November 1
10/25/2017Air District issues Spare the Air smog alert for today & tomorrow
10/25/2017
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10/23/2017Air District’s Carl Moyer grant program is offering more than $16 million in grants to reduce air pollution from heavy duty engines
10/22/2017Air District expands Vehicle Buy Back Program

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10/22/2017
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Air District expands Vehicle Buy Back Program

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10/18/2017Bay Area air quality improves today, Health Advisory and Spare the Air Alert lifted

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10/18/2017
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10/17/2017Health Advisory & Spare the Air Alerts in effect through Thursday
10/17/2017
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10/16/2017Health Advisory & Spare the Air Alerts in effect through Wednesday
10/16/2017
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10/15/2017Air District Issues Smoke Advisory
10/15/2017
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Air District Issues Smoke Advisory
10/12/2017Health Advisory, Spare The Air Alert

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10/12/2017
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Health Advisory, Spare The Air Alert

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10/11/2017Health Advisory, Spare The Air Alert

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10/11/2017
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Health Advisory, Spare The Air Alert

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10/10/2017Health Advisory, Spare The Air Alert
10/10/2017
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Health Advisory, Spare The Air Alert
10/9/2017Health Advisory, Spare The Air Alert
10/9/2017
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Health Advisory, Spare The Air Alert
10/9/2017Bay Area Air District statement on Trump’s decision to dismantle the Clean Power Plan
10/9/2017
10/8/2017Severe smoke impacts Bay Area-wide due to multiple overnight wildfires
10/8/2017
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9/27/2017Permissive burn periods for crop replacement and flood debris fires open
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9/25/2017Air District issues Spare the Air smog alert
9/25/2017
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Air District issues Spare the Air smog alert
9/13/2017Air District seeks new technologies to combat climate change
9/13/2017
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9/11/2017Media Advisory: Students benefit with better commutes
9/11/2017
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Media Advisory: Students benefit with better commutes
9/2/2017Air District issues fifth consecutive Spare the Air smog alert
9/2/2017
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9/1/2017Air District issues fourth consecutive Spare the Air smog alert
9/1/2017
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8/31/2017Smoke Advisory: Bay Area smoke impacts from wildfires likely through weekend
8/31/2017
8/31/2017Air District issues third consecutive Spare the Air smog alert
8/31/2017
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8/30/2017Smoke Advisory: Bay Area experiencing smoke impacts from Northern California wildfires
8/30/2017
8/30/2017Air District issues another Spare the Air Smog Alert
8/30/2017
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Air District issues another Spare the Air Smog Alert
8/29/2017Air District issues Spare the Air smog alert
8/29/2017
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Air District issues Spare the Air smog alert
8/28/2017Open burning season for double crop stubble ends; seasons for fall marsh management and stubble and straw begin
8/26/2017Air District issues third consecutive Spare the Air Smog Alert
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8/25/2017Air District issues another Spare the Air Smog Alert
8/25/2017
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Air District issues another Spare the Air Smog Alert
8/24/2017Air District issues Spare the Air Smog Alert
8/24/2017
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Air District issues Spare the Air Smog Alert
8/6/2017Air District offers $4 million to support existing public agency shuttle bus and ridesharing services
8/1/2017Bay Area Air District Board commits to Paris climate agreement
8/1/2017
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7/31/2017Air District advises high temps can lead to breathing difficulty
7/31/2017
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7/31/2017Air District settles case with Chemtrade West US LLC
7/31/2017
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Air District settles case with Chemtrade West US LLC
7/30/2017Air District issues Spare the Air Smog Alert
7/30/2017
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Air District issues Spare the Air Smog Alert
7/28/2017Air District advises that higher temps can lead to breathing difficulty for some
7/28/2017
7/17/2017Bay Area Air District supports extension of Cap & Trade program
7/17/2017
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7/12/2017The Bay Area Air District sounds alarm on state’s greenhouse gas reduction proposal
7/12/2017
6/29/2017Air District urges caution with fireworks this Fourth of July
6/29/2017
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6/25/2017Permissive burn period begins for range management fires
6/25/2017
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6/21/2017Air District issues another Spare the Air Smog Alert
6/21/2017
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Air District issues another Spare the Air Smog Alert
6/20/2017Air District Board postpones historic vote on greenhouse gas cap for region’s five refineries
6/20/2017Air District issues Spare the Air Smog Alert
6/20/2017
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Air District issues Spare the Air Smog Alert
6/18/2017Air District urges carpooling, transit due to hot temperatures
6/18/2017
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6/16/2017Air District issues Spare the Air Smog Alert
6/16/2017
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Air District issues Spare the Air Smog Alert
6/15/2017Air District issues Phillips 66 and oil tanker operator violations for Vallejo odor incident
6/14/2017Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies Program Expands to San Francisco Bay Area
6/14/2017
5/31/2017Bay Area Air District statement on Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement
5/30/2017Air District Board of Directors to cap refinery greenhouse gases
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5/30/2017Permissive burn season for flood debris fires closes, double crop stubble season begins
5/30/2017
5/21/2017Media Advisory: Spare the Air Leadership Award winners to be honored at Acterra Business Environmental Awards ceremony
5/20/2017Air District issues Spare the Air Smog Alert
5/20/2017
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Air District issues Spare the Air Smog Alert
5/16/2017Air District issues 4 violations to Chevron refinery for 2016 odor incident
5/16/2017
5/15/2017Air District begins stepped-up enforcement of the Bay Area Commuter Benefits program
5/15/2017
5/11/2017Air District settles case with Chevron USA Inc.
5/11/2017
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Air District settles case with Chevron USA Inc.
5/8/2017Air District issues six violations to Valero refinery
5/8/2017
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5/4/2017Air District part of multi-agency investigation into large Valero Refinery incident
5/4/2017
5/3/2017Bay Area achieves federal particulate matter air quality standard
5/3/2017
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5/1/2017Air District issues first 2017 Spare the Air Smog Alert
5/1/2017
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4/26/2017Spare the Air smog season begins as warmer weather approaches
4/26/2017
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4/26/2017Air District offers $5 million to expand regional bikeways and bike parking facilities
4/26/2017
4/24/2017Contra Costa County officials sign on to Idle Free Pledge
4/24/2017
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Contra Costa County officials sign on to Idle Free Pledge
4/24/2017Permissive burn seasons close for crop replacement, forest management, orchard pruning and attrition, and range management
4/23/2017Media Advisory: Contra Costa County officials take Idle Free Pledge
4/23/2017
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4/20/2017Air District settles case with Valero Refining Co.
4/20/2017
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Air District settles case with Valero Refining Co.
4/18/2017Air District Board adopts bold climate plan Spare the Air, Cool the Climate
4/18/2017
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4/17/2017Media Advisory: Air District Board to vote on bold climate plan Spare the Air, Cool the Climate
4/12/2017Spring burn season closes for marsh management fires
4/12/2017
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Spring burn season closes for marsh management fires
4/6/2017 Goodwill project to demonstrate viability of electric delivery trucks on Bay Area roads


Spanish: Flota de camiones eléctricos de reparto llega al Goodwill de San Francisco
4/5/2017Fleet of electric delivery trucks coming to SF Goodwill
4/5/2017
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3/27/2017Bay Area Air District statement on Trump’s rollback of policies limiting harmful greenhouse gas emissions
3/23/2017New Spare the Air Leadership Award to be presented to two local winners
3/23/2017
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3/20/2017Air District hosts workshops on draft emission reduction rules
3/20/2017
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3/15/2017Air District launches $20 million call for projects to reduce air pollution from commercial freight movement
3/2/2017Winter Spare the Air season comes to a close
3/2/2017
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Winter Spare the Air season comes to a close
3/1/2017Air District offers $5 million for public electric vehicle charging stations
3/1/2017
2/27/2017Media Advisory: Air District draft Clean Air Plan online for public comment
2/27/2017
2/27/2017Permissive burn period opens for marsh management fires
2/27/2017
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2/21/2017Air District issues response to former employees’ allegations about records
2/21/2017
2/21/2017Air District statement on former employees’ allegations
2/21/2017
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2/6/2017Media Advisory: Air District hosts open house on plan for clean air and climate protection in Oakland
2/5/2017Media Advisory: Air District hosts open house on plan for clean air and climate protection in San Jose
2/5/2017Media Advisory: Air District hosts open houses on plan for clean air and climate protection in Walnut Creek and Dublin
1/31/2017Media Advisory: Air District hosts open house on plan for clean air and climate protection in Yountville
1/30/2017Winter Spare the Air Alert called for February 1
1/30/2017
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Winter Spare the Air Alert called for February 1
1/30/2017Media Advisory: Air District hosts open house on plan for clean air and climate protection in San Rafael
1/29/2017Media Advisory: Air District hosts open house on plan for clean air and climate protection in Cupertino
1/28/2017Another Winter Spare the Air Alert called for January 30
1/28/2017
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1/17/2017Air District, CARB and Bayview community work together to reduce air pollution from big trucks
1/16/2017Spare the Air – Cool the Climate, Air District releases 2017 draft Clean Air Plan/Regional Climate Protection Strategy
1/16/2017Winter Spare the Air Alert called for January 17
1/16/2017
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Winter Spare the Air Alert called for January 17
1/13/2017Media Advisory: Air District, CARB and SF community work together to reduce air pollution from big trucks
1/13/2017Media Advisory: Air District joins CAL FIRE, EPA and community groups to improve air quality at East Oakland elementary school
1/11/2017Air District, Contra Costa Health Services investigation into foul odor in SF and Richmond narrows
1/5/2017Media Advisory: Netherlands and State of California to sign 21 million dollar Vehicle and Smart Mobility agreement
1/2/2017Media Advisory: Air District and Contra Costa Health Services continue to investigate rotten-egg odor in SF and Richmond
Wood Burning Status
Wood Burning Status
  • Monday,
    2/17

    No Spare the Air Alert in Effect

  • Tuesday,
    2/18

    No Spare the Air Alert in Effect

Last Updated: 5/22/2018