Summer is filled with the hot, dry days that can lead to an increase of smog in the air.
To help minimize summer smog, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District issues Spare the Air alerts, asking Bay Area residents to limit activities that will increase smog on days where the air quality index is 101 or higher in two of the five Bay Area monitoring regions.
Here is a list of Dos and Don’ts to consider on Spare the Air days.
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