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On air-cleanup matters, the North has thing or two to offer South, Central Valley – Air Quality Matters

When I read in the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District’s “Valley Air District Helps Fund Development and Demonstration of Zero-Emissions Transport Refrigeration Unit” Oct. 11, 2017 news release the statement “[The] TAP [Technology Advancement Program] supports technology development in critical areas which will assist the San Joaquin Valley …

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A street named ‘Inspire’? – Air Quality Matters

If main drag Blackstone Avenue is variously known as Fresno, California’s “boulevard of dreams,” once the Fulton Corridor for six blocks between Tuolumne and Inyo streets reopens as Fulton Street, will it become variously known as the street named “Inspire”? For you see, on Oct. 21, 2017, on this section …

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San Joaquin Valley air quality to improve with wind change

Air quality – degraded for days by wildfire smoke – is likely to improve by Tuesday as wind direction changes and a chance of rain descends on the central San Joaquin Valley, according to the National Weather Service in Hanford. Smoke from the Northern California wildfires has created breathing hazards …

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Air quality will remain poor over the weekend

Air quality officials warn that unhealthy and smokey conditions will continue this weekend throughout much of the Bay Area as northern winds continue to carry in smoke from Wine Country fires, adding to the smoke that’s already hovering over the area. However, inland East Bay cities — such as Livermore …

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