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Press Releases and Special Statements

Advisories, Press Releases, and Special Statements

 Fireworks Advisory - Short term Increases in Particulate Matter Pollution are Possible

07012020 Fireworks Advisory.pdf


The Woodsmoke Reduction Pilot Grant Program was announced on May 22nd, 2018.  The Program will issue vouchers to reduce the cost of replacing uncertified woodstoves and fireplace inserts with new, cleaner devices.  Fireplaces may also qualify if they are used as a primary source of heat.

Press Release - FRAQMD.pdf2018 June 21 Press Release Woodsmoke Program Update.pdf


On November 1, 2017, the FRAQMD issued the following press release regarding agricultural burning and the Stoplight: Check Before You Burn Program:

November 1 2017 Press Release



On October 19, 2016, the FRAQMD posted the following special statement regarding widespread odor complaints received from residents and businesses from Live Oak to Plumas Lake:

October 2016 Odor Complaint Response