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California has more cars per household (1.8) than any other state, along with a thriving business population. These reasons greatly contribute to the air quality challenge, and our need for the Spare the Air Program.

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11/24/2014 Stationary Source Committee Meeting
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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