Mendocino County

Air Quality Management District

Particulate Matter Attainment

Particulate Matter Attainment Plan

The Mendocino County Air Quality Management District has adopted a Particulate Matter (PM) Attainment Plan. The plan includes a description of local air quality, the sources of local PM emissions, and recommended control measures to reduce future PM levels.

Particulate Matter Attainment Plan

Health Effects

PM10 and Infant Mortality (ARB)

Recent woodsmoke research (from State of Washington)

Mechanisms of PM Toxicity (ARB)

Air Resources Board Press Release on 10-year Children's Health Study

Statewide Information

Economic Impacts of PM pollution (Air Resources Board - ARB)

PM exposure assessment in vehicles (ARB)

Burn Day Status

For todays burn day status please call 707-463-4391. .

Burn Permit Application> Click Here

Credit Card Payments

Service FEES are assessed to all Credit Card transactions by govPayNet:

Air Quality for Mendocino

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News / Advisories

Mendocino County: Winter Burn Season - Burning is allowed only on permissive burn days with a valid burn permit.

Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust - provides about $423 million for California to mitigate the excess nitrogen oxide emissions caused by VW's use of illegal emissions testing defeat devices in certain VW diesel vehicles.. Click Here for More Information

Air District Relaxes Portable Diesel Engine Enforcement - ARB has determined the standards for DPM may not be feasible. Click Here for More Information

The District Mission

  The mission of the Mendocino County Air Quality Management District is to protect and manage air quality, an essential public resource upon which the health of the community depends. 

  Mendocino County Air Quality Management District is one of 35 local Air Districts in California.

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