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District calls another Spare the Air day

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From page A5 | January 18, 2013 |

FAIRFIELD — Friday will be the third consecutive Spare the Air day in the Fairfield-Suisun area, which means people who burn wood in their fireplaces face a fine.

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued the 24-hour Spare the Air alert to ban wood-burning, both indoors and outdoors, in the region. The stated goal is to protect air quality and people’s health. The alert marks the sixth of the winter.

A regional high pressure system building across the West Coast will likely stay in place until early next week, an agency press release said. Light, offshore winds and cold night temperatures are expected to trap wood smoke near the ground, it said.

Southern Solano County, including Fairfield, Suisun City, Vallejo and Benicia, is in the Bay Area Air Quality Management District and is subject to the mandatory Spare the Air alert and fines for violations.

Northern Solano County, including Vacaville, Rio Vista and Dixon, is in the Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District, which does not have mandatory alerts.

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Barry Eberling

Barry Eberling

Barry Eberling has been a reporter with the Daily Republic since 1987. He covers Solano County government, transportation, growth and the environment. He received his bachelors of art degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara and his masters degree in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley.
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  • JazzAzzJanuary 18, 2013 - 11:23 pm

    Those Nimrod bureaucratic imbeciles at CARB are really torquing my jaws, Saturday being the FORTH no burn day in a ROW. I would really like to see someone with DEEP pockets SUE their bureaucratic totalitarian BUTTS. AND I would really like to know under what authority and under what power they could possibly even force anyone to pay a single penny fine. And at one time I read where the manufacturer of Duraflame logs was talking about suing them, since those types of logs are certified a clean burn log. I wonder whatever happened to that???!!! CARB, you are a bunch of FREAKIN JERKS!!!!!!

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