All lanes of northbound U.S. Highway 101 in Sunnyvale were opened following a big-rig crash and fuel spill Thursday morning.
Three lanes of northbound Interstate Highway 280 were closed after a cement truck overturned in San Jose Thursday afternoon, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.
A FedEx truck overturned causing diesel fuel to leak onto the shoulder of Interstate Highway 80 in Fairfield early Tuesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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.
University of California, Berkeley officials have reopened a campus building that was closed after 1,700 gallons of diesel fuel spilled from a basement storage tank into a nearby creek.
Officials responding to the scene found a black discharge coming from the tug and surrounded it with three layers of a 22-inch hard boom to contain the pollution.
Crews were cleaning up about two gallons of diesel fuel that was spilled by a fishing vessel near San Francisco’s Pier 45 Wednesday morning, a U.S. Coast Guard spokeswoman said.
A diesel fuel spill that spread to about 4 or 5 acres in Oakland’s Lake Merritt on Tuesday has been cleaned up, but the source of the spill remains unclear.
All lanes were open Wednesday morning on northbound Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland after being closed to traffic for about six hours following a hit-and-run crash involving a big-rig, according to the CHP.
A major cleanup operation is underway in downtown San Jose to keep a diesel fuel spill from flowing into the Bay.