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Third consecutive Spare the Air alert issued

Original post made on Jan 17, 2013

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Winter Spare the Air alert for Friday, prohibiting the use of wood-burning devices. It is the third consecutive day such an alert has been issued.

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Posted by Anonymous
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jan 17, 2013 at 7:12 pm

Until the wind picks up, a "Spare the Air Alert" should be called everyday. It's pretty hazy and fireplace smoke hangs near the ground on these cold evenings.