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Heat and wildfire smoke prompt Spare the Air alert for Tuesday

Original post made on Aug 20, 2022

Lingering smoke from wildland fires in Northern California, combined with a one-day heat wave in the forecast has resulted in a Spare the Air alert for the Bay Area on Tuesday.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 9:49 AM

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Posted by Steven Nelson
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Aug 20, 2022 at 3:42 pm

Steven Nelson is a registered user.

The local elementary district, Mountain View Whisman, has initiated a very thought out METRIC DRIVEN smoke response system. After a (IMO) disastrous cancellation of 11 complete school days in one year [permanently lost INSTRUCTION] the administration and staff rethought, regrouped, and reorganized their protocols. Then Admin went to the elected Board for public deliberations and consultations.

- Good, sensible, 'moderated' policy was then adopted. - Plenty of new smoke filters in the classroom air handling systems, and protocols that mitigate Outside smoke exposure Without Compromising total hours-of-instruction.

[ which is one reason for me to 100% support the similar repertory virus Mask Mandates! ]

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