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Mon, Dec 30, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Spare the Air and Winter Weather


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A fireplace sits empty.
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A fireplace sits empty.

If you've been dismayed by the murky haze hanging over the Bay Area for much of December, you're not alone. Regulators have declared a record number of Spare the Air Days, where burning any solid fuel inside or outside you home is banned. In this hour, we'll talk about Bay Area air quality, the weather patterns exacerbating the problem, as well as the worrying lack of water. Our panel of experts will provide advice on what you can do to preserve air and water resources.

Host: Dave Iverson

Guests:

  • Eric Stevenson, director of technical services at the Bay Area Air Quality Management District
  • Jeanine Jones, interstate resources manager at the California Department of Water Resources
  • John Monteverdi, professor of meteorology at San Francisco State University
  • Lisa Fasano, director of communications and outreach at the Bay Area Air Quality Management District
  • Sridhar Prasad, physician in the department of pulmonology, Kaiser Permanente

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