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Air Quality advisory for Placer County continued

Placer County Public Health and Placer County Air Pollution Control District have extended the joint air quality advisory to notify the public of continued poor air quality conditions due to smoke from wildfires including the Caldor Fire in El Dorado County and others in northern California. This advisory will remain in effect until fires are […]

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Placer County Air Quality Advisory through Aug. 27

Placer County Public Health and Placer County Air Pollution Control District have extended the joint air quality advisory through Friday, Aug. 27, to notify the public of continued poor air quality conditions due to smoke from wildfires including the Caldor Fire in El Dorado County and others in northern California. Additionally, the public should take […]

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Choke Out Woodsmoke, Incentive Available to Placer County Residents to Replace Pre-1988 Woodstoves

AUBURN, Calif. February 18, 2021 – The Placer County Air Pollution Control District is pleased to announce the opportunity for Placer County residents to receive an incentive to replace their pre-1988, high-polluting woodstove with a cleaner-burning, more efficient stove or insert. Eligible applicants can receive a $500 incentive to replace an existing uncertified woodstove with […]

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Civil penalty approved for air quality violations in Placer, Yuba counties

AUBURN, Calif. December 10, 2020 – The Placer County Superior Court approved a stipulated judgment between the Plaintiffs, Feather River Air Quality Management District (FRAQMD) and Placer County Air Pollution Control District (PCAPCD), and Defendants Jim Day, Barbara Day, and Mid Valley Consulting and General Engineering for serious violations of State and local air quality […]

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Air quality advisory for Thursday, Nov. 14, through Saturday, Nov. 16 in the greater Tahoe City area

AUBURN, Calif. November 14, 2019 – The Placer County Public Health Office and Placer County Air Pollution Control District are issuing a joint air quality advisory due to smoke impacts from an authorized 19-acre prescribed under-burn at Burton Creek State Park, Tahoe City, on Nov. 13.  This advisory is from today, Nov. 14, through Saturday, […]

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Air quality advisory issued by Placer County agencies through Monday, Nov. 12

AUBURN, Calif. November 9, 2018 – The Placer County Public Health Officer and Placer County Air Pollution Control District are issuing a joint air quality advisory to notify the public of the potential of poor air quality conditions due to smoke from the Camp Fire currently burning in Butte County. This advisory will be active for […]

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Air quality advisory issued by Placer County Public Health and the Placer County Air Pollution Control District through Monday, Aug. 6

AUBURN, Calif. August 3, 2018 – The Placer County Public Health Officer and Placer County Air Pollution Control District are re-issuing a joint air quality advisory to notify the public of the potential of poor air quality conditions due to smoke from fires currently burning throughout the state. This advisory will be active for today […]

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Air quality advisory issued by Placer County Public Health and Placer County Air Pollution Control District through Aug. 3

AUBURN, Calif. August 1, 2018 – The Placer County Public Health Officer and Placer County Air Pollution Control District are re-issuing a joint air quality advisory to notify the public of the potential of poor air quality conditions due to smoke from fires currently burning throughout the State. This advisory will be active through Friday, […]