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Summer Spare the Air season begins

Original post made on May 2, 2012

More than just a prelude to summer, the beginning of May is also the start of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District's summer Spare the Air season, which began Wednesday.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, May 2, 2012, 8:47 AM

Comments (8)

Posted by please, a resident of Downtown North
on May 2, 2012 at 10:29 am

Please take this seriously. Air pollution causes health problems for all types of people, but especially children and the elderly.

Posted by moi, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on May 2, 2012 at 10:37 am

Air pollution can do to you what it has done to the Acropolis.

You don't want to be like the Acropolis, do you?

Please, let's all be as thoughtful, careful and restrained as we can possibly be this summer (and always).

Posted by member, a resident of another community
on May 2, 2012 at 11:13 am

When driving on any day, if a car/truck is polluting you should report the automobile, truck of motorcycle to 1 800 Exhaust. In the past, whenever I see someone polluting I report. I've even reported Palo Alto city automobiles that have been poluting. You would expect the city to know better.

Posted by Hmmm, a resident of East Palo Alto
on May 2, 2012 at 12:09 pm

member - what do you mean by "polluting"? All of our vehicles pollute, so how do you determine which ones to call in? I've never been clear on the criteria, so thank you in advance!

Posted by please, a resident of Downtown North
on May 2, 2012 at 12:22 pm

Report vehicles with visible smoke continuously pouring from their exhaust pipe: Web Link

Posted by Hmmm, a resident of East Palo Alto
on May 2, 2012 at 12:25 pm

Thank you!

It seems that a hotline should also be set up to report morons driving since there are upcoming traffic enforcement cuts.

Posted by please, a resident of Downtown North
on May 2, 2012 at 12:36 pm

Call 911 to report reckless drivers who are a clear and present danger to innocent road users. That includes drunk drivers, texting drivers, etc.

Posted by Fed-up, a resident of Mountain View
on May 2, 2012 at 5:25 pm

When I get to be as old as the Acropolis, I will be happy to look like that.

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