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All Indoor and Outdoor Residential Wood Burning Prohibited Due to High Air Pollution Predicted for Wednesday, November 15 and Thursday, November 16, 2017
November 16, 2017
Homes that rely on wood as a sole source of heat, low-income households and those without natural gas service are also exempt from the requirement. Gas and other non-wood burning fireplaces are not restricted ... read more »
Making Sense of Sensors Conference Kicks Off at SCAQMD
September 30, 2017
The combined efforts will help provide a clearer picture of localized air quality for air quality policymakers and stakeholders. ... read more »
A Rocky Start: Changing My Perspectives on California’s Air Quality
August 3, 2017
This was the first time in my 23 years of living in Los Angeles that I was actually able to see the mountains with clarity. ... read more »
SCAQMD Conducts Town Hall Meeting in Compton on Special Air Toxics Monitoring
June 8, 2017
South Coast Air Quality Management District Chairman William A. Burke, Ed.D. and Board Member Judith Mitchell hosted a town hall meeting in Compton on Thursday evening to announce the agency’s plans to conduct special air monitoring near eight metal-finishing facilities in the Compton area. ... read more »
SCAQMD Kicks Off Electric Lawn Mower Rebate Program on Earth Day
May 3, 2017
Southland residents can now register to save up to $250 on a new cordless-electric lawn mower through the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s Lawn Mower Rebate Program. ... read more »
Aerosol Clouds and Flares have Torrance Residents Concerned and Upset
April 5, 2017
Jobs are at stake as residents fight for safe air with the city of Torrance and the PBF Refinery. ... read more »
SCAQMD Hosts Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Forum
January 31, 2017
SCAQMD Hosts Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Forum ... read more »
Success On The Way, Ask Dr. Jeanette: A Dream Come True!!
January 18, 2017
President Barack Obama encouraged us to persevere and dream ... read more »
No-Burn Alert: Mandatory Wood-Burning Ban in Effect Through Wednesday, December 14, for Residents of The South Coast Air Basin
December 13, 2016
The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) has issued a residential no-burn alert effective today, December 13, through Wednesday, December 14, for all those living in the South Coast Air Basin, which includes Orange County and non-desert portions of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. SCAQMD reminds residents in these areas that burning wood in their fireplaces – both indoors and outdoors -- is prohibited today through midnight on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016. ... read more »
NO-BURN ALERT: MANDATORY WOOD-BURNING BAN IN EFFECT TOMORROW FOR RESIDENTS OF THE SOUTH COAST AIR BASIN
December 5, 2016
All Indoor and Outdoor Residential Wood Burning Prohibited Due to High Air Pollution Predicted for Tomorrow, Tuesday, December 6, 2016   The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) has issued a residential no-burn alert effective Tuesday, ... read more »
SCAQMD Issues Dust and Ash Advisory Due to Strong Winds in the Southland
December 2, 2016
This advisory is in effect through Saturday morning, Dec. 3. SCAQMD will issue an update if additional information becomes available. ... read more »
SCAQMD Board Appoints Former Region IX EPA Administrator as Acting Executive Officer
April 6, 2016
Nastri has been active on a variety of environmental issues for more than three decades ... read more »
Chairman Burke gets another AQMD term
February 10, 2016
William A. Burke, Ed.D., is sworn in on Feb. 5 for a new term as Chairman of the South Coast Air Quality Management District by Michael Antonovich, ... read more »
Hundreds Gather to Hear Reflections on Dr. King at South Coast AQMD’s Annual Day of Service Event
January 27, 2016
Over 425 guests filled the California Science Center’s Loker Conference Center on Saturday, January 16, 2016 for the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s (SCAQMD) Third Annual Martin Luther King Day of Service Forum. ... read more »
South Coast AQMD: An Agency Committed to Protect the Public’s Health
December 29, 2015
Our agency – the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) – recently paired up with the Los Angeles Sentinel for a unique partnership to broaden outreach to the communities that both we and the publication serve. This article and future features will share who the SCAQMD is and what we are doing, in collaboration with many others, to improve Southern California’s air quality. ... read more »
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