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Big-Rig Crash, Fuel Spill Snarls Sunnyvale 101 Commute

All lanes of northbound U.S. Highway 101 in Sunnyvale were opened following a big-rig crash and fuel spill Thursday morning.



Cement Truck Crash Cleared From I-280 In San Jose

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 worker wears a hazmat suit. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Overturned FedEx Truck Spills Diesel On I-80 In Fairfield

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.


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.


Spill containment efforts at Strawberry Creek near UC Berkely (CBS)

UC Berkeley Reopens Building After Fuel Spill

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.



Sinking Tug Boat Near Richmond Causes Oil Spill In SF Bay

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.


Diesel Spill Being Cleaned Up Near San Francisco’s Aquatic Park

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.


The scene of the Lake Merritt fuel slick (Doug Sovern)

Lake Merritt Spill Cleaned Up; Source Remains Unknown

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.

CBS San Francisco–06/29/2011

Scene of a hit-and-run crash on northbound I-880 near I-980 in Oakland, June 1, 2011. (CBS)

Oakland I-880 Lanes Reopened After Hit & Run Crash, Fuel Spill

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.

CBS San Francisco–06/01/2011

The San Jose skyline. (AP)

Cleanup Underway For San Jose Fuel Spill

A major cleanup operation is underway in downtown San Jose to keep a diesel fuel spill from flowing into the Bay.