Enviroflash is a free electronic service that lets you know what the quality of air is within the Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District and for regional Spare the Air days. Sign up to receive:
- Spare the Air Day notifications during ozone season - when regional air quality is forecast to be 127 or higher on the AQI.
- "Don't Light Tonight" Advisories - voluntary program for residents within the district to help reduce particulate matter (PM) from woodburning appliances. Advisories are issued when the forecast for particulate matter (PM 2.5) is 25 micrograms per cubic meter of air or higher.
- Air Quality Forecasts - up to five days to help plan outdoor activities.
- Health Advisories during exceptional events (wildfires).
With Enviroflash you can choose to be notified via email or cell phone and you choose at which level you want to notified. Just sign up by zip code to get the air quality readings for the district. (more...)
Stop at the Click
This community awareness program for drivers when refueling their vehicles (more...)
Don't Light Tonight Program
A voluntary program to reduce the impact of woodsmoke (more...)
Clean Air Act of 1990 (in plain English)
Here is a summary (original version is 800 pages) of the 1990 Clean Air Act which was written to improve air quality in the United States. This summary covers some of the important provisions so that you can be familiar with what is in the law and how it may effect you. (more...) Glossary Guide to the Clean Air Act.
Lawn Mower Exchange
To promote the reduction of emissions from gas-powered lawn equipment, the District offers a rechargeable electric mower at a reduced price when a gas-powered mower is turned in. The gas mower will be destroyed and the metal will be recycled.
Details about the 2012 program will be available in February or March.
Contact the District at (530) 757-3650.
This program is sponsored by the Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District, the Bay Area AQMD and the California Air Resources Board.
Students in grades K-12th who live within the air district's jurisdiction can enter the 2013 calendar contest during Clean Air Month in May 2012. Winners receive $50. One of the winners for 2012