air pollution

Division Chief Jim McDougald of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection stands in an incinerator the state bought to burn up dead trees in Fresno County. (AP Photo/Scott Smith)

California to fire up burners to battle dead tree epidemic

CRESSMAN — California's drought and a bark beetle epidemic have caused the…

 

In this Jan. 16, 2015, file photo, a person walks past pump jacks operating at the Kern River Oil Field in Bakersfield. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Clean air advocate: California has nation’s dirtiest air

FRESNO — Millions of Californians live in places with dirty air, according…

 

In this Jan. 16, 2016 photo, Tera Lecuona, resident of the heavily-impacted Porter Ranch area of Los Angeles, holds a protest sign during a hearing in Granada Hills over a gas leak at Southern California Gas Company's Aliso Canyon Storage Facility. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

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

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles prosecutors filed misdemeanor criminal charges Tuesday against…

 

Robert F. Bukaty/AP File PhotoProposed amendments to an ordinance would require homeowners to replace older wood-burning stoves or fireplaces with newer

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…

Robert F. Bukaty/AP File PhotoProposed amendments to an ordinance would require homeowners to replace older wood-burning stoves or fireplaces with newer
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Soot City: Bay Area enters 11th straight Spare the Air day

The hazy, soot-filled air that has sullied the San Francisco skyline for…

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BART strike having unintended consequence of adding air pollution

The BART strike has naturally put more vehicles on the road, and…

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