Air Quality Advisory

Air Quality Advisory through Tuesday, November 20, due to heavy wildfire smoke impacts in parts of the Bay Area from the Camp Fire in Butte County. See our Wildfire Safety Tips web page.

2017 Press Releases

 
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12/31/2017Winter Spare the Air Alert called for New Year’s Day
12/31/2017
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Winter Spare the Air Alert called for New Year’s Day
12/29/2017Air District settles case with Valero Refining Co.
12/29/2017
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Air District settles case with Valero Refining Co.
12/28/2017Winter Spare the Air Alerts called through December 31
12/28/2017
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Winter Spare the Air Alerts called through December 31
12/24/2017Winter Spare the Air Alert called for Christmas Day and Tuesday, December 26
12/24/2017
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12/21/2017Winter Spare the Air Alerts called through Christmas Eve
12/21/2017
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Winter Spare the Air Alerts called through Christmas Eve
12/18/2017Permissive burn season closes for stubble fires

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12/18/2017
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Permissive burn season closes for stubble fires

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

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12/12/2017
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12/11/2017Air district settles case with San Francisco Hilton Hotel
12/11/2017
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Air district settles case with San Francisco Hilton Hotel
12/11/2017Fifth consecutive Winter Spare the Air Alert called for December 12
12/11/2017
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12/10/2017Another Winter Spare the Air Alert called December 11
12/10/2017
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Another Winter Spare the Air Alert called December 11
12/7/2017Multi-day Winter Spare the Air Alerts called December 8 - 10
12/7/2017
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12/6/2017Annual youth conference encourages action for clean air
12/6/2017
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11/22/2017Air District asks public to not burn wood to reduce air pollution
11/22/2017
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11/15/2017Air District adopts pioneering rule reducing toxic air pollutants
11/15/2017
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11/9/2017Call for applications for Spare the Air Leadership Award
11/9/2017
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11/8/2017Air District expands funding for multiple grant projects
11/8/2017
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11/8/2017Permissive burn periods for orchard pruning and attrition fires and forest management fires open
11/1/2017Air District offers $250,000 in community grants
11/1/2017
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Air District offers $250,000 in community grants
10/30/2017Winter Spare the Air season starts November 1
10/30/2017
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Winter Spare the Air season starts November 1
10/26/2017Air District issues Spare the Air smog alert for today & tomorrow
10/26/2017
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10/24/2017Air District’s Carl Moyer grant program is offering more than $16 million in grants to reduce air pollution from heavy duty engines
10/23/2017Air District expands Vehicle Buy Back Program

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10/23/2017
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Air District expands Vehicle Buy Back Program

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10/19/2017Bay Area air quality improves today, Health Advisory and Spare the Air Alert lifted

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10/19/2017
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10/18/2017Health Advisory & Spare the Air Alerts in effect through Thursday
10/18/2017
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10/17/2017Health Advisory & Spare the Air Alerts in effect through Wednesday
10/17/2017
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10/16/2017Air District Issues Smoke Advisory
10/16/2017
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Air District Issues Smoke Advisory
10/13/2017Health Advisory, Spare The Air Alert

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10/13/2017
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Health Advisory, Spare The Air Alert

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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
10/11/2017
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Health Advisory, Spare The Air Alert
10/10/2017Health Advisory, Spare The Air Alert
10/10/2017
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Health Advisory, Spare The Air Alert
10/10/2017Bay Area Air District statement on Trump’s decision to dismantle the Clean Power Plan
10/10/2017
10/9/2017Severe smoke impacts Bay Area-wide due to multiple overnight wildfires
10/9/2017
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9/28/2017Permissive burn periods for crop replacement and flood debris fires open
9/28/2017
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9/26/2017Air District issues Spare the Air smog alert
9/26/2017
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Air District issues Spare the Air smog alert
9/14/2017Air District seeks new technologies to combat climate change
9/14/2017
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9/12/2017Media Advisory: Students benefit with better commutes
9/12/2017
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Media Advisory: Students benefit with better commutes
9/3/2017Air District issues fifth consecutive Spare the Air smog alert
9/3/2017
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9/2/2017Air District issues fourth consecutive Spare the Air smog alert
9/2/2017
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9/1/2017Smoke Advisory: Bay Area smoke impacts from wildfires likely through weekend
9/1/2017
9/1/2017Air District issues third consecutive Spare the Air smog alert
9/1/2017
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8/31/2017Smoke Advisory: Bay Area experiencing smoke impacts from Northern California wildfires
8/31/2017
8/31/2017Air District issues another Spare the Air Smog Alert
8/31/2017
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Air District issues another Spare the Air Smog Alert
8/30/2017Air District issues Spare the Air smog alert
8/30/2017
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Air District issues Spare the Air smog alert
8/29/2017Open burning season for double crop stubble ends; seasons for fall marsh management and stubble and straw begin
8/27/2017Air District issues third consecutive Spare the Air Smog Alert
8/27/2017
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8/26/2017Air District issues another Spare the Air Smog Alert
8/26/2017
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Air District issues another Spare the Air Smog Alert
8/25/2017Air District issues Spare the Air Smog Alert
8/25/2017
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Air District issues Spare the Air Smog Alert
8/7/2017Air District offers $4 million to support existing public agency shuttle bus and ridesharing services
8/2/2017Bay Area Air District Board commits to Paris climate agreement
8/2/2017
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8/1/2017Air District advises high temps can lead to breathing difficulty
8/1/2017
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8/1/2017Air District settles case with Chemtrade West US LLC
8/1/2017
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Air District settles case with Chemtrade West US LLC
7/31/2017Air District issues Spare the Air Smog Alert
7/31/2017
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Air District issues Spare the Air Smog Alert
7/29/2017Air District advises that higher temps can lead to breathing difficulty for some
7/29/2017
7/18/2017Bay Area Air District supports extension of Cap & Trade program
7/18/2017
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7/13/2017The Bay Area Air District sounds alarm on state’s greenhouse gas reduction proposal
7/13/2017
6/30/2017Air District urges caution with fireworks this Fourth of July
6/30/2017
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6/26/2017Permissive burn period begins for range management fires
6/26/2017
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6/22/2017Air District issues another Spare the Air Smog Alert
6/22/2017
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Air District issues another Spare the Air Smog Alert
6/21/2017Air District Board postpones historic vote on greenhouse gas cap for region’s five refineries
6/21/2017Air District issues Spare the Air Smog Alert
6/21/2017
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Air District issues Spare the Air Smog Alert
6/19/2017Air District urges carpooling, transit due to hot temperatures
6/19/2017
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6/17/2017Air District issues Spare the Air Smog Alert
6/17/2017
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Air District issues Spare the Air Smog Alert
6/16/2017Air District issues Phillips 66 and oil tanker operator violations for Vallejo odor incident
6/15/2017Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies Program Expands to San Francisco Bay Area
6/15/2017
6/1/2017Bay Area Air District statement on Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement
5/31/2017Air District Board of Directors to cap refinery greenhouse gases
5/31/2017
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5/31/2017Permissive burn season for flood debris fires closes, double crop stubble season begins
5/31/2017
5/22/2017Media Advisory: Spare the Air Leadership Award winners to be honored at Acterra Business Environmental Awards ceremony
5/21/2017Air District issues Spare the Air Smog Alert
5/21/2017
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Air District issues Spare the Air Smog Alert
5/17/2017Air District issues 4 violations to Chevron refinery for 2016 odor incident
5/17/2017
5/16/2017Air District begins stepped-up enforcement of the Bay Area Commuter Benefits program
5/16/2017
5/12/2017Air District settles case with Chevron USA Inc.
5/12/2017
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Air District settles case with Chevron USA Inc.
5/9/2017Air District issues six violations to Valero refinery
5/9/2017
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5/5/2017Air District part of multi-agency investigation into large Valero Refinery incident
5/5/2017
5/4/2017Bay Area achieves federal particulate matter air quality standard
5/4/2017
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5/2/2017Air District issues first 2017 Spare the Air Smog Alert
5/2/2017
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4/27/2017Spare the Air smog season begins as warmer weather approaches
4/27/2017
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4/27/2017Air District offers $5 million to expand regional bikeways and bike parking facilities
4/27/2017
4/25/2017Contra Costa County officials sign on to Idle Free Pledge
4/25/2017
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Contra Costa County officials sign on to Idle Free Pledge
4/25/2017Permissive burn seasons close for crop replacement, forest management, orchard pruning and attrition, and range management
4/24/2017Media Advisory: Contra Costa County officials take Idle Free Pledge
4/24/2017
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4/21/2017Air District settles case with Valero Refining Co.
4/21/2017
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Air District settles case with Valero Refining Co.
4/19/2017Air District Board adopts bold climate plan Spare the Air, Cool the Climate
4/19/2017
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4/18/2017Media Advisory: Air District Board to vote on bold climate plan Spare the Air, Cool the Climate
4/13/2017Spring burn season closes for marsh management fires
4/13/2017
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Spring burn season closes for marsh management fires
4/7/2017 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
4/6/2017Fleet of electric delivery trucks coming to SF Goodwill
4/6/2017
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3/28/2017Bay Area Air District statement on Trump’s rollback of policies limiting harmful greenhouse gas emissions
3/24/2017New Spare the Air Leadership Award to be presented to two local winners
3/24/2017
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3/21/2017Air District hosts workshops on draft emission reduction rules
3/21/2017
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3/16/2017Air District launches $20 million call for projects to reduce air pollution from commercial freight movement
3/3/2017Winter Spare the Air season comes to a close
3/3/2017
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Winter Spare the Air season comes to a close
3/2/2017Air District offers $5 million for public electric vehicle charging stations
3/2/2017
2/28/2017Media Advisory: Air District draft Clean Air Plan online for public comment
2/28/2017
2/28/2017Permissive burn period opens for marsh management fires
2/28/2017
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2/22/2017Air District issues response to former employees’ allegations about records
2/22/2017
2/22/2017Air District statement on former employees’ allegations
2/22/2017
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2/7/2017Media Advisory: Air District hosts open house on plan for clean air and climate protection in Oakland
2/6/2017Media Advisory: Air District hosts open house on plan for clean air and climate protection in San Jose
2/6/2017Media Advisory: Air District hosts open houses on plan for clean air and climate protection in Walnut Creek and Dublin
2/1/2017Media Advisory: Air District hosts open house on plan for clean air and climate protection in Yountville
1/31/2017Winter Spare the Air Alert called for February 1
1/31/2017
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Winter Spare the Air Alert called for February 1
1/31/2017Media Advisory: Air District hosts open house on plan for clean air and climate protection in San Rafael
1/30/2017Media Advisory: Air District hosts open house on plan for clean air and climate protection in Cupertino
1/29/2017Another Winter Spare the Air Alert called for January 30
1/29/2017
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1/18/2017Air District, CARB and Bayview community work together to reduce air pollution from big trucks
1/17/2017Spare 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
1/12/2017Air District, Contra Costa Health Services investigation into foul odor in SF and Richmond narrows
1/6/2017Media Advisory: Netherlands and State of California to sign 21 million dollar Vehicle and Smart Mobility agreement
1/3/2017Media Advisory: Air District and Contra Costa Health Services continue to investigate rotten-egg odor in SF and Richmond
Wood Burning Status
Wood Burning Status
  • illegal to burn

    Saturday,
    11/17

    Winter Spare the Air Alert in Effect

  • illegal to burn

    Sunday,
    11/18

    Winter Spare the Air Alert in Effect

Last Updated: 5/22/2018