What is an Air Alert?
'An Air Alert is a notification that the Valley is currently experiencing conditions that may lead to exceeding a health-based ozone (smog) standard. Air Alerts are issued Valley-wide. In addition to the negative effects on our health, ozone exceedances can also result in monetary penalties to the Valley. This would impose severe financial burdens on Valley businesses and, ultimately, our residents.When an Air Alert is called by the Air District, Valley residents and businesses are advised to put into place measures that reduce vehicle use.'
How can you help?
- Utilize other modes of transportation such as riding mass transit, walking, or bicycling
- Bundle your errands
- Don't let your car idle - turn it off when waiting for an extended period of time!
The SJVCEO fully supports efforts to keep the San Joaquin Valley and its