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Since 1955 the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has served as a regional agency regulating stationary sources of air pollution, such as factories, industrial sites and gasoline stations. We also monitor asbestos removal during renovation and demolition.

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Wood Burning Status

Wednesday, 11/26
in effect
Illegal To Burn
Thursday, 11/27
in effect
Illegal To Burn

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12/1/14 Climate Protection Committee Meeting
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11/24/2014 Stationary Source Committee Meeting Webcast Archive
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11/19/2014 My Air Quality: Using Sensors to Know What's in Your Air Webcast archive will be available several days after the meeting.
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Cities that Adopted Ordinances

The Air District’s Wood-Burning Rule, adopted in 2008, applies to the entire Bay Area Air District, and sets baseline requirements for wood burning throughout the Bay Area.

Individual cities and counties have also adopted local wood smoke ordinances that may in some cases contain more stringent requirements. Many of these local ordinances were based on the Air District's 1990s Model Wood Smoke Ordinance, which was previously developed as a guidance document for cities and counties that wished to regulate sources of particulate matter in their communities.
Last Updated: 6/4/2012