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Communications specialist Lori Kobza spares the air

Name: Lori Kobza
Title: Associate Communications & Marketing Specialist
Affiliation: Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District, Spare the Air program
Website: airquality.org, sparetheair.com

With temperatures topping 105 degrees in our region, Thursday, June 30th is the Sacramento region’s second “Spare the Air Day” in 2015. 1,109 more words

CapSciComm Profiles

Summer 'Spare The Air' Days Start Earlier Than Ever This Year

My, how things — including the air we breathe — change.

Although they traditionally haven’t gotten underway until June, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District says that its summer “Spare the Air” season is underway as of today, so you should listen to the radio (Alice, duh!) to know when an alert is declared. 39 more words


Silicon Valley REALTORS® oppose wood-burning fireplace ban proposal

The Silicon Valley Association of REALTORS® (SILVAR), a professional trade organization representing over 4,500 REALTORS® and Affiliate members engaged in the real estate business on the Peninsula and in the South Bay, has come out in opposition to a Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) proposal that would mandate the replacement of all uncertified wood-burning devices with gas-fueled, electric or Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certified heating devices that meet or exceed NSPS Subpart AAA, upon the sale or transfer of residential or commercial property. 368 more words

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Sunday Marks Bay Area's 22nd Spare The Air Alert This Season

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued the 22nd Winter Spare the Air Alert for Sunday, district officials said. 331 more words


20th Bay Area Winter Spare The Air Alert Of The Season Declared For Saturday

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued the 20th winter spare the air alert of the season for Saturday, the agency said Friday. 342 more words


Is Burning A Fire At Home Really Contributing To Bad Air Quality?

KPIX 5 Morning Weather Anchor Roberta Gonzales answers the questions you never get to ask on-air.

Q: Today is another Spare The Air Day. How many days has it been now? 154 more words


11th Day Of Bad Air Ties 'Spare The Air' Record, Unhealthy Conditions To Continue

(CBS SF) — The Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued the 11th consecutive Winter Spare the Air Alert for Monday, officials said today.

The alert is the 17th of the season and is tied for the record number of consecutive Spare the Air alerts, which was last set in Dec. 208 more words