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The AQMD's mission is to achieve clean air and protect public health and the environment.
2015 – California’s Progress Toward Clean Air This report includes the latest local and statewide air quality data from 2014 and highlights achievements and challenges for air quality regulators.
EPA Finalizes Updates to Air Standard for Future Wood Heaters This EPA action will help reduce emissions from wood heaters in Sacramento County. Since almost 50 percent of PM2.5 pollution in the county comes from wood burning, all efforts to reduce those emissions are necessary. For more information on the new EPA standard, visit http://www2.epa.gov/residential-wood-heaters.
Fireplace Information Check out the District’s Fireplace Information page. You will find links to regulations and further details about the installation and use of fireplaces, wood stoves and pellet stoves in Sacramento County and the cities of Citrus Heights, Elk Grove, Folsom, Galt, Isleton, Rancho Cordova and Sacramento.
More Compliance Highlights
AQMD Rule 448 Advisory #14-03 Change in Vapor Recovery Testing Notification and Results Submittal September 2014 (PDF)
AQMD Rule 448 AST Updates Feb 28, 2014 (PDF)
Business Environmental Resource Center (BERC) news.