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A California condor. (AP)

Big Sur Condors Hurt By Banned Pesticide DDT

Condors were reintroduced to the rugged coast of Big Sur in 1997. Now, researchers say the banned pesticide DDT has harmed the birds’ ability to reproduce in the wild.

09/15/2013

(CBS)

DDT Discharge Still Polluting SF Bay Near Richmond Despite Clean Up Efforts

A half-century after California officials found that large amounts of the pesticide DDT were discharged into a San Francisco Bay canal, the chemical is still poisoning fish and posing a threat to human health.

03/17/2012

Water flows toward the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge from San Pablo Bay (CBS)

Richmond Superfund Site Remains Contaminated Despite EPA Cleanup

Fish at 2 waterways in Richmond’s Inner Harbor have shown steadily higher levels of pesticide contamination despite the clean-up of an adjacent Superfund site more than 16 years ago.

01/05/2012

Halibut with Watercress Pesto and Cannellini Beans

New Consumption Guidelines Issued For San Francisco Bay Fish

New safety guidelines have been issued for eating fish caught in San Francisco Bay, the first such update in 17 years.

CBS San Francisco–05/24/2011

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