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Stories related to: air quality

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Wildfire Updates Across Northern California

October 12, 2017 | Cody Drabble

As fire crews continue to battle blazes across the region, Beth Ruyak checks in with several experts on the front lines of firefighting, reporting, and monitoring the air quality in Northern California.

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Air Quality Advocates Worry EPA Waivers At Risk

February 23, 2017 | Steve Milne

California's ability to make its own air quality rules comes from waivers granted by the federal Environmental Protection Agency. Some people are afraid those could be coming to an end. The EPA's new chief has not committed to continuing waivers.

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Fire Restrictions In Northern California Counties

July 27, 2016 | Ed Joyce

Dangerous fire weather conditions has prompted one federal agency to impose fire restrictions on public lands in northern California.

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San Joaquin Offers Rebate For More Efficient Lawn Mowers

May 26, 2016 | Rich Ibarra

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District is offering to replace old gas-powered lawnmowers with a new zero emission electric mower.

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Long-Term Drought Persists In California

May 5, 2016 | Ed Joyce

Some minor improvement in California drought conditions last week, but long-term drought remains entrenched as the summer dry season is slightly more than a month away.

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Outdoor Burn Permits Required In California

May 2, 2016 | Ed Joyce

Outdoor burn permits are now required for most counties in Northern California.

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