The Air District is responsible for regulating air quality in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our jurisdiction covers nine counties and 101 cities.
We have made tremendous progress improving air quality over the last five decades. However, the predicted increase of extreme hot days due to climate change could substantially increase air pollution and reverse our accomplishments to date.
The Air District is committed to addressing climate change and is implementing numerous initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, including:
Adopted the nations’ s first greenhouse gas fee on air pollution sources located in the Bay Area.