Timeline PhotosIt's the first day of Air Quality Awareness Week and the first day of Spare the Air smog season in the Bay Area. There are estimates that traffic has been reduced by 70 percent or more in the region during the shelter-in-place. Based on a 70 percent reduction in traffic, the Air District estimates that fine particulates, or PM2.5, will be reduced by 20 percent, oxides of nitrogen, or NOx, will be reduced by 38 percent and carbon dioxide, or CO2 emissions, will be down by 26 percent.
Employers are encouraged to help keep skies blue by extending teleworking options to employees. Learn more: bit.ly/2Yx6BrJ ... See MoreSee Less
Global emissions plunged an unprecedented 17 percent during the coronavirus pandemic ... See MoreSee Less
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Break up with your lawn and get $2 back per sq. ft. For a limited time, the City has doubled the landscape conversion rebate amount. Apply today! www2.ci.milpitas.ca.gov/savewatermilpitas/rebates/ ... See MoreSee Less