Researchers at Lake Tahoe are trying to figure out why some of the tiniest creatures and plants at the bottom of the alpine lake appear to be disappearing at an alarming rate.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued the 20th winter spare the air alert of the season for Saturday, the agency said Friday. It’s the third consecutive alert this week.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking the public to voluntarily forego burning wood or other solid fuels on Tuesday, but it’s not mandatory.
A Central Valley water district that is the country’s largest says it has reached a deal with the federal government in a decades-long dispute over thousands of acres of contaminated land.
Environmental advocates will lose an ally in Congress when Barbara Boxer leaves the Senate at the end of her term in 2016 after more than three decades in office.
As the Bay Area is on track to meet last year’s record of 11 Spare the Air days in a row, neighbors are complaining more than last year about alleged wood burning offenders.
The Safeway supermarket chain has been ordered to pay nearly $10 million for illegally dumping batteries, electronics and pharmaceuticals in California landfills.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued Friday and Saturday as the first Spare the Air days for smog in 2015.
Local restaurants, markets and street food vendors in San Jose will no longer be using foam and Styrofoam containers for food and beverages starting in the new year.
Sophisticated software-enhanced binoculars installed on the Marin County shoreline will let viewers envision the San Pablo Bay after decades of global warming and rising sea levels.