A molecular-level study is going to be launched to pinpoint a mysterious odor that has fouled Milpitas neighborhoods for years. Despite past studies, it has been difficult to pinpoint the source or sources. Full story here.
The city of Milpitas will go through a year long odor study from Nov 2019 to Oct 2020. It is vital that you report any odor to the various agencies. Read more about this odor study on here. Instructions on how to report odor is on our website also.
Here is the city’s announcement on fb:
City Staff are going out weekly to conduct odor monitoring for the City’s Community Odor Monitoring Pilot Program.
The City’s study will collaborate with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District’s (BAAQMD) South Bay Odor Attribution Study, which is occurring at generally the same time. The City’s study focuses on assessing and quantifying odors potentially impacting the community while the BAAQMD study will focus on odors from targeted facilities in and around Milpitas.