In an article published Monday, March 8, 2010, Tweeting to Save the Planet: The Role–And Limits–of Social Media in Environmental Solutions, 511 Contra Costa was mentioned alongside the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD), and Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) as organizations who effectively use Twitter to spread information and environmental awareness. The article also mentioned 511CC’s iSmog app, a free download that delivers Spare the Air notifications and other Bay Area air quality information to your iPhone.
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