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Pluses, minuses of Foresthill bioenergy plant mapped out
Sunday Mar 22 2015
Is the Foresthill Divide ready for a bioenergy plant? A new draft study suggests that the Foresthill area, east of Auburn, has the supply of wood waste for a relatively small plan ...
Auburn’s King Fire-caused smoke to be washed away?
Thursday Sep 25 2014
Cool, cleansing rain was in the forecast for the parched Auburn-area foothills as portions of Placer County suffered through another smoke-filled morning Wednesday. The thick, acr ...
Smoke creates risks for sensitive groups
Sunday Sep 21 2014
The hazy orange glow of smoke that’s covered Auburn in recent days brought with it the potential for respiratory distress. But the smoke is expected to dissipate by this aft ...
Tesla: High-performance work of art
Wednesday Aug 06 2014
When it comes to art, most people think of paintings, ceramics or mixed-media pieces. Aside from car junkies, very few people ever really think of cars as works of art. But that i ...
Moist air, lightning could bring wildfire
Tuesday Jul 08 2014
Temperatures are forecast to decrease slightly throughout the foothills this week, but the threat of wildfire at the hands of lightning strikes is expected to increase. Overly dry ...
Auburn’s no burn days stay as dry conditions persist
Wednesday Jan 01 2014
Mild weather during the day. Cool, clear skies at night. That has been the formula for weather in the Auburn-area foothills for much of the past month and it has left air pollutio ...
Placer County’s ozone levels drop
Tuesday Nov 19 2013
An important piece of the clean-air jigsaw puzzle, ozone levels in Placer and surrounding counties were much lower than normal during the hot days of summer leading into fa ...
Burn ban continuing in Placer County
Wednesday Jan 16 2013
AUBURN CA - The Placer County Air Pollution Control District is reminding people thinking of outdoor burning to check before they do and then follow rules and regulations. ...
Ban on outdoor yard waste fires keeps Auburn backyard leaf burns on hold
Thursday Jan 12 2012
Unusually dry and warmer than normal, early winter weather in the foothills has caused the Placer County Air Pollution Control District to ban outdoor burning since mid-December. ...
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