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Stories related to: San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District

Schools Urged To Help Protect Kids From Unhealthy Air

March 1, 2016 | Steve Milne

Air quality officials are urging schools in the San Joaquin Valley to protect kids from unhealthy levels of air pollution. They've launched an online system that uses new equipment to offer hourly updates.

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Air Quality Officials Consider Regulations For Barbecue Grill Restaurants

December 29, 2015 | Rich Ibarra

New regulations could clean up the air in the San Joaquin Valley by targeting restaurants. Air officials say smoke off barbecue grills are polluting the air.

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Central Valley Schools Tackle Air Pollution

December 7, 2015 | Rich Ibarra

Schools in California's Central Valley are taking part in a program that teaches kids ways to deal with, and even reduce, air pollution.

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Wildfire Smoke, Heat Creates Unhealthy Air In San Joaquin

September 10, 2015 | Ed Joyce

Air quality 'unhealthful for sensitive groups' in the San Joaquin Valley due to ozone, wildfire smoke and dust.

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Back To School Brings 'No Idle' Plea In Central Valley

August 18, 2015 | Ed Joyce

Central Valley air quality managers have requested parents to shut off their vehicle engines when picking kids up after school. It's part of a move to reduce ozone pollution.

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San Joaquin Valley Hits Air Quality Milestone

August 5, 2015 | Ed Joyce

The San Joaquin Valley enjoyed three weeks of healthy air in July for the first time in 20 years.

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Junction Fire Near Yosemite National Park Triggers Air Alert

August 19, 2014 | Rich Ibarra

The Junction Fire in Madera County just outside Yosemite National Park has prompted an air alert by the regional pollution control district.

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Ceres Police Go Green With New Electric Motorcycles

April 7, 2014 | Rich Ibarra

Silent, cool, mobile, and most of all, pollution-free -- all of these words describe a Northern California police department's new electric motorcycles.

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