Mendocino County

Air Quality Management District


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Mesothelioma Information

Mesothelioma cancer most commonly develops in the lungs of people exposed to asbestos. Effective treatments are available to ease symptoms and improve your prognosis.

 The cancer usually affects the thin, protective membrane surrounding the lungs, heart or abdominal cavity. Doctors diagnose an estimated 3,000 cases a year in the United States, and the majority of those are traced to job-related asbestos exposure.

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Educational Links

Glossary of Air Pollution Terms (ARB)

Real Climate is a web page discussing climate change science and how the media covers the issue. Most of the postings are by climate scientists working in the field.

What are inversions and how do they affect our local air quality?

More Links For Students of all Ages

Smog City

Indoor Air Quality

W. S. U. extension program

ARB "KNOWZONE" for Air Pollution

EPA Student Center

Burn Day Status

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

Burn Permit Application> Click Here

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Air Quality for Mendocino

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News / Advisories

COVID-19 AIR DISTRICT OPERATIONS - The public counter will be closed to walk-in customers. Click Here for More Information

Mendocino County: Fire Season May 1. - Burning is allowed only on permissive burn days with a valid Fire and Air Quality burn permit.

AB 617 Community Air Protection Incentive Projects - AB 617 Community Air Protection Incentives to Reduce Emissions. Click Here for More Information

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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