Tag: air pollution

California to fire up burners to battle dead tree epidemic

CRESSMAN — California's drought and a bark beetle epidemic have caused the largest die-off of Sierra Nevada forests in modern…

2 years ago

Clean air advocate: California has nation’s dirtiest air

FRESNO — Millions of Californians live in places with dirty air, according to an annual report card issued Wednesday that…

2 years ago

Los Angeles prosecutor smells crime, charges utility for huge gas leak

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles prosecutors filed misdemeanor criminal charges Tuesday against a utility for failing to immediately report a…

3 years ago

Peninsula residents can weigh in on contentious plan to require fireplace upgrades in for-sale properties

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has proposed tightening restrictions on fireplaces and wood-burning stoves, a move that has…

3 years ago

Soot City: Bay Area enters 11th straight Spare the Air day

The hazy, soot-filled air that has sullied the San Francisco skyline for more than a week, while enhancing the beauty…

5 years ago

BART strike having unintended consequence of adding air pollution

The BART strike has naturally put more vehicles on the road, and with them more air pollution. Normal traffic —…

5 years ago

Smog report: Cleaning up the air in your castle

A new city-by-city air-pollution exposé (www.stateoftheair.org) may have you thinking about strapping on that old scuba gear before heading outdoors.…

7 years ago