Town Square

Post a New Topic

why no air pollution warnings for Palo Alto?

Original post made by parent, Downtown North, on Dec 24, 2013

I noticed that the Menlo Park Almanac and Mountain View Voice publish Spare The Air pollution warnings. Why are these not published on Palo Alto Online? Does the air pollution somehow miss Palo Alto? Or are Palo Alto kids tough enough to not need protection from the pollution?

Comments (1)

 +   Like this comment
Posted by Hutch 7.62
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Jan 8, 2014 at 1:31 pm

Spare the air is a joke.

A whistle blower recently came out and said some of the sensors are mounted on on near sources of pollution. Apparently a Mexican bakery and a BBQ joint in Napa causes many a Bay Area Spare the Air days.

link

Web Link


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Opening alert: Zola, in downtown Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 3,638 views

Middle Class Scholarship for incomes up to $150,000!
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 7 comments | 2,508 views

Men Are Good For Three Things
By Laura Stec | 25 comments | 2,492 views

Two creative lights depart Palo Alto, leaving diverse legacies
By Jay Thorwaldson | 2 comments | 1,407 views

Reducing Council Size? Against
By Douglas Moran | 13 comments | 1,079 views