News Results for Air Quality Bay Area
Oct 9, 2017 ... A smoke advisory was issued Monday for the San Francisco Bay Area as the
result of massive wildfires in Napa and Sonoma counties. The Bay Area Air
Quality Management District issued the advisory. The San Francisco Department
of Emergency Services told residents to “close windows/doors and limit ...
Oct 16, 2017 ... The San Francisco skyline is obscured by smoke and haze from wildfires
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, in this view from Sausalito. San Franciscans woke to the
smell of smoke Monday morning as a light sooty haze blanketed the Bay Area.
less. The San Francisco skyline is obscured by smoke and haze from ...
Air quality reaches unhealthy level in San Francisco Tuesday, fresh air on the
way. By Amy Graff, SFGATE. Updated 12:52 pm, Tuesday, October 17, 2017. A
smoky haze blankets San Francisco on Oct. 17, 2017, due to fires. San Francisco
chokes on wood smoke from fires burning in the North Bay on Oct. Mrunalini
Oct 14, 2017 ... At 5 a.m., air quality in San Francisco was unhealthy for sensitive groups (orange
) and was forecast to become unhealthy (red) later in the day, according to the
Bay Area Air Quality Management District. Smoke from the Wine Country fires
carried south has cloaked the Bay Area in an eerie haze for days, ...
Oct 12, 2017 ... The deadly fires raging in Northern California have devastated thousands of
acres of bucolic wine country and torched thousands of homes, but the damage
isn't limited to the scorched rolling hills north of the San Francisco Bay. Health
officials say the Bay Area is experiencing the worst air quality ever ...
Oct 13, 2017 ... The wildfires in California released as much air pollution in the Bay Area in a
matter of days as motorists in the state normally emit in a year, drastically
reducing air quality and creating an immediate health threat. People most
vulnerable to breathing problems, such as the elderly or those with asthma or ...
Oct 16, 2017 ... When the Cal football team crushed eighth-ranked Washington State 37-3 on
Friday night in Berkeley, air regulators weren't cheering. Cal's victory came on the
worst day by far for fine-particle pollution ever recorded in the Bay Area. Officials
at the Bay Area Air Quality Management District said Monday that ...
Oct 11, 2017 ... Commissioners, athletic directors, coaches and school principals have put down
their playbooks and grabbed ever-changing pollutant reports from the Bay Area
Air Quality Management District to decide what to do. It's not just football, but all
fall sports. Soccer games, tennis matches and even indoor ...
Oct 11, 2017 ... ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The air quality at the Oakland Raiders' facility was so poor
from deadly wildfires raging in the North Bay region of the San Francisco Bay
Area that the team adjusted its practice schedule Wednesday. As many as 16
fires have been burning in Sonoma and Napa counties, about 50 miles ...
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) is a public agency that
regulates the stationary sources of air pollution in the nine counties of California's
San Francisco Bay Area: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco,
San Mateo, Santa Clara, southwestern Solano, and southern Sonoma.
Oct 11, 2017 ... The air quality in Alameda was so bad Wednesday, because of raging fires in the
North Bay, the Raiders cut short their daily practice. According to a team
spokesperson, individual position drills were skipped, cutting about 30 minutes
out of the normally two-hour practice. Across the Bay Area, horrible air ...
Oct 18, 2017 ... Virgin on Wednesday night canceled its inaugural San Francisco fitness festival,
including the Twin Peaks Mile and half marathon, scheduled for this weekend,
telling racers and volunteers that concerns about air quality amid ongoing
wildfires played a role in its decision. Other recreational running and ...
Oct 12, 2017 ... As a result of the North Bay fires, Stanford is also monitoring the air quality as it
might affect several home sports events on Reunion Homecoming Weekend,
including Saturday night's football game against Oregon. The fires have
compromised air quality through much of the Bay Area, including the Stanford ...
Oct 11, 2017 ... “It's a devastating fire, and hopefully we get those flames out and get things
settled back down and start rebuilding.” The Raiders may be impacted by poor air
quality, but they understand the severity of what's going on in other parts of the
Bay Area. “The air, it smells like someone's barbequing to be honest.
Apr 20, 2017 ... Bay Area ranked among nation's worst spots for air pollution Even as the nation
makes strides cleaning up dirty air, many parts of California, including the Bay
Area, are struggling to reduce air pollution in the face of climate change. The
hordes of fossil-fuel-burning cars and trucks that have become ...