Category Archives: Agendas

owners of Dixon Turf stand by new harvester

Local business receives FARMER grant

Park Avenue Turf of Dixon is featured in this month’s edition of Air Aware. Read how this business received a grant to purchase a new harvester and help improve air quality. 

Read this month’s newsletter here

District Office Closed for Thanksgiving

The Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District office will be closed Thursday, November 28 and 29, 2019 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. The office will open again Monday, December 2, 2019 at 7:30 a.m. 

 

Oil and Gas Leak Detection and Repair Advisory

Pursuant to District Rule 3.26, companies operating oil and gas facilities in the Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District will be required to submit their Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR) reports for Quarter 3 by October 31st, 2019. Information on what will be required in these reports and where to send them can be found in the District’s Oil and Gas Registration Advisory  For more information on the advisory or on Rule 3.26, please contact Staff Engineer Andres Perez, at (530) 757-3677 or by email at aperez@ysaqmd.org.

Get $$ For Replacing Your Old Wood Stove

Residents who live within the Yolo-Solano AQMD may be eligible to receive a voucher for up to $3,500 when they replace their old, inefficient wood stove or fireplace with a cleaner burning device. 

Low income residents are eligible to receive a voucher for $3,500, households with a higher income are eligible to receive a $1,000. This program is available to homeowners and renters. 

To find out if you qualify or to learn more about the program, go to our Wood Smoke Reduction Program page.

New Funds Available for Yolo Schools

Applications are now available for the Yolo County School Bike and Pedestrian Infrastructure Grant. The grant provides supplemental funding for school projects which support active transportation and enhance public health. 

Fnd out more about eligible schools and projects on the webpage. 

Public Workshop September 3rd, 2019

The Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District (District) staff will hold a public workshop to discuss the proposed the amendments to District Rule 3.26, Oil and Gas Equipment Registration. The rule is being adopted to provide an administrative mechanism to satisfy the requirements of and ensure compliance with California’s Oil and Gas Regulation (17 CCR § 95665-§ 95677). 

For more information view notice or contact Andres Perez at (530) 757-3677.

Winters Bike Patrol Featured in Air Aware

July’s edition of Air Aware features the Winters Bike Patrol – our Clean Air Champions of the Month. You can also learn how fireworks contribute to air pollution and what you can do to minimize the impact and meet the District’s newest team member.   Read the full issue here.

December 11, Board of Directors Meeting

Download a printable version of the Agenda – December 11, 2019

Spike in Air Pollution Expected Over 4th of July

This week, thousands of Yolo and Solano County residents will celebrate Independence Day with family and friends, backyard celebrations and…fireworks.  Officials at the Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District (YSAQMD) want everyone, especially those with respiratory difficulties, to have a safe and fun 4th of July.  Follow these tips to avoid smoke from fireworks:

  • Stay upwind of firework displays
  • Close windows and doors during prime hours for fireworks (9-11 p.m.) 
  • Keep individual health conditions in mind when viewing firework shows

 

Newsletter Features Tree Harper Students

The June edition of Air Aware features our first-ever Clean Air Champions of the Month – Tree Harper. You can also find out the winners of the Clean Air Calendar contest and why you should Dump the Pump on June 21st.   Read the full issue here.