Our Mission

The mission of the Feather River Air Quality Management District is to promote and improve the air quality of Sutter and Yuba counties. This is accomplished through monitoring, evaluation, education, by implementing control measures to reduce emissions from stationary sources, permitting and inspection of pollution sources, enforcement of air quality regulations, and by supporting and implementing measures to reduce emissions from motor vehicles.

The FRAQMD Office at 541 Washington Avenue in Yuba City,

About Us

The Feather River Air Quality Management District is a bi-county District that was formed in 1991 to administer local, state, and federal air quality management programs for Yuba and Sutter counties. The District is located in Northern California in the Sacramento Valley Air Basin.

Population (2010 Census) Sutter County 94,737; Yuba County 72,155

Land Area (square miles): Sutter County 602 .5 ; Yuba County630.7

Environmental Justice

The Feather River Air Quality Management District is committed to environmental policymaking, community planning, and regulatory enforcement practices that are fair and equitable to all business owners and residents of Yuba and Sutter counties regardless of age, culture, ethnicity, gender, race, socioeconomic status, or geographic location in order to protect against the health impacts of air pollution.