Join Us! Protest BAAQMD Collusion with Phillips 66 Tar Sands Project

Air District Headquarters 375 Beale St, San Francisco

Staff of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District—whose job it is to ensure healthy air and protect the climate—has just secretly approved a fundamental part of the massive San Francisco Refinery tar sands expansion project proposed by Phillips 66.  This alarming move comes almost exactly five years after the Air District passed a resolution […]

No Tar Sands in the Bay

Air District Headquarters 375 Beale St, San Francisco

Come show your opposition to the expansion of the Phillips 66 Rodeo refinery! The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) is considering Phillips 66's application for a permit to more than double the number of tankers coming into their marine terminal.  Since Phillips 66 owns a big tar-sands mining operation in Alberta, we can […]

Push Back! Against Phillips 66 Refinery Expansion

Air District Headquarters 375 Beale St, San Francisco

Join Idle No More SF Bay to say NO TAR SANDS IN OUR BAY! 350 Bay Area will be there along with other organizations in solidarity with Idle No More SF Bay. The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a permit to the Phillips 66 Refinery for the Refinery Expansion Project. This is the […]

Help Urge Air District to Pass Toxic Emissions Rule

Air District Headquarters 375 Beale St, San Francisco

A new clean air regulation is coming up for approval by the Air District's Board of Directors, and it needs our support.  Rule 11-18 aims to reduce health risks from cancer-causing toxic air pollutants like heavy metals, diesel PM and benzene.  These are emitted by industry and disproportionately impact vulnerable Bay Area communities.  The regulation […]

BAAQMD Climate Action – Go Solar

Air District Headquarters 375 Beale St, San Francisco

Got the presidential blues? Here's the perfect antidote. Get pro-active on rooftop solar and Bay Area sign on to the Paris Climate Agreement. Support Air District moves toward a carbon-free Bay Area. Learn about the Bay Area Model Solar Ordinance Project. Air District staff have offered to partner with 350 Bay Area to engage with […]

BAAQMD vote: GHG cap or massive increase?

Air District Headquarters 375 Beale St, San Francisco

Air District staff seem to think it's OK to add another refinery in the Bay Area and call it a cap. That's essentially what the Board would allow if the latest revisions to Rule 12-16 Refinery Emission Caps are adopted. Staff is asking the Board to rubber stamp and codify a 24.4% rise in Bay […]