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Air quality advisory issued through Tuesday

Original post made on Aug 26, 2021

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is extending an air quality advisory for wildfire smoke through Tuesday.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, August 24, 2021, 11:35 AM


Posted by Steven Nelson
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Aug 26, 2021 at 4:46 pm

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The school district (MVWSD) is holding a quickly called Special Meeting tonight on their smoke/air quality plan.

Some good - but wish their staff/administration would better understand MERV 13 vs. HEPA filters, and the futility of throwing in small "HEPA-like' room fan-filters when a full HVAC smoke system is called for. If you bring in smoke filled air, for 5 air changes an hour, but only filter the 3/10 um - 1 um smoke at 80% ...

Posted by AmyGregory
a resident of Castro City
on Oct 29, 2021 at 10:05 am

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Thank you very much for all these articles that keep the locals informed. This is a very good initiative, because this is how everyone will understand whether it is possible to ventilate their apartments and houses, whether it is possible to go for a long walk, etc.