The Orion

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Air pollution increases due to Ponderosa fire

Cameron O'Brien // September 2, 2017

Warnings have been posted by campus administration regarding the air quality in Chico, due to the Ponderosa fire. 3,500 acres of land in the Butte county area have been affected. At least, 500 homes...

Jim Wagoner, Butte County Air Pollution Control officer

Wood burning restricted in Chico

Nathan Lehmann // January 30, 2014

During the months of November through February, wood burning is restricted in the city of Chico. Butte County keeps track of the air quality within its borders, said Jim Wagoner, air pollution control...

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