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San Jose Fire Department truck

SJFD Says Greener Fire Station Design Hampers San Jose Response Times

SAN JOSE (KPIX 5) — The sleek, new eco-friendly design of updated San Jose fire stations is making it more challenging for crews to meet their response time goals, according to fire officials. “They’re built […]


Half Moon Bay Orchid Farm Settles Environmental Suit For $139K

A Half Moon Bay orchid farm has agreed to pay $139,000 to settle allegations that it spilled hundreds of gallons of diesel fuel into a creek and illegally installed an irrigation pump.


CA high speed rail

Environmental Exemptions Sought For High-Speed Rail Construction

California’s high-speed rail chief has said he’s seeking environmental exemptions on the first 130-mile leg of the bullet train in the San Joaquin Valley.


A Jiffy Lube service center. (Jiffy Lube)

Bay Area Jiffy Lube Parent Slapped With Environmental Fines

A company that owns numerous Jiffy Lube locations in the Bay Area has paid more than $130,000 in fines after agreeing to several settlement requirements for violating environmental regulations, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.

CBS San Francisco–02/24/2011

SF Launches Environmental Website

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ San Francisco is putting a list of cosmetics, hand sanitizers and other products that it considers more eco-friendly online.


New SJ Solar Plant to Add to City's Green Reputation

A recent study finds that San Jose has the highest concentration of solar power in the entire state, and the city’s newest installation unveiled Thursday will power an entire office building.