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In the early 1950s, the science of air pollution was energized by the discovery that ground-level ozone was the main chemical in “smog”, a conjunction of “smoke” and “fog” that soon became a household word.

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1/26/15 Personnel Committee Meeting
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Be Informed - News & Advisories

Find all of the latest News Advisories, Public Notices and Incident Reports here. The Air District is committed to providing the public and members of the media pertinent Bay Area air quality information. Be sure to visit this page often to be informed and stay informed.

Public Comment Opportunities

The Air District solicits and responds to public comment as part of its rulemaking, permitting, and regulatory requirement process.

2015 News Releases

Public Notices - Permit Applications - 2015


The Air District issues Public Notices to inform the public about certain projects, facilities or permits under review. There is a 30-day period for the public to comment on a proposed project except for certain CEQA projects, for which there is a 20-day period. Specific instructions for submitting a comment are contained within the Public Notices.

2014 Incident Reports

DateDocument
Thursday, December 18, 2014Chevron Incident December 18, 2014(5 k PDF, 1 pg)

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2014 Rules Workshops

DateRegulationDocumentsComments DueContact
7/17/2014N/ADraft Rule 12-15: Petroleum Refining Emissions Tracking(42 k PDF, 9 pgs)N/A
  • Eric Stevenson
  • Director of Technical Services, Technical Services
  • 415 749-4695
2/18/2014N/AWorkshop Presentation(2 Mb PDF, 15 pgs)
Agenda(33 k PDF, 1 pg)
2/28/2014
  • Joseph Slamovich
  • Senior Advanced Projects Advisor, Engineering
  • 415 749-4681
1/23/2014N/AWorkshop Notice(171 k PDF, 2 pgs)
Draft Amendments(457 k PDF, 50 pgs)
2/28/2014
  • Joseph Slamovich
  • Senior Advanced Projects Advisor, Engineering
  • 415 749-4681
Last Updated: 1/12/2015