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The Cosco Busan appears with a large gash on its side after colliding with a Bay Bridge tower in 2007. (CBS)

Owners Of Ship In ’07 SF Bay Oil Spill Sue Pharmacists Over Captain’s Meds

The owners and operators of a container ship that slammed into the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in 2007 are suing pharmacists who they say dispensed drugs to the pilot of the Cosco Busan.

04/25/2012

The Cosco Busan appears with a large gash on its side after colliding with a Bay Bridge tower in 2007. (CBS)

Bay Herring Fishery Still Suffering From ’07 Cosco Busan Oil Spill

A new study shows that Pacific herring have suffered unusually high death rates and deformities since the 2007 oil spill.

12/27/2011

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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.

12/12/2011

The Cosco Busan appears with a large gash on its side after colliding with a Bay Bridge tower in 2007. (CBS)

$32 Million Of Cosco Busan Settlement Will Go Toward Restoration

Attendees at the State of the San Francisco Estuary Conference welcomed the news that $32 million of the Cosco Busan settlement will go towards various restoration projects from the 2007 oil spill.

09/20/2011

The Cosco Busan appears with a large gash on its side after colliding with a Bay Bridge tower in 2007. (CBS)

Officials Reach Settlement Over SF Bay Oil Spill Cleanup

Federal and state officials say they’ve reached a settlement for the cleanup costs in the 2007 San Francisco Bay oil spill.

09/19/2011

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

Diesel Fuel Covers Parts Of Oakland’s Lake Merritt

Diesel fuel spilling through Oakland’s Lake Merritt storm drains has covered acres of the lake Tuesday afternoon, a fire battalion chief said.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/28/2011

A worker sifts through sand looking for balls of oil on the beach at Aquatic Park after the Cosco Busan oil spill in November, 2007. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oil Sheen Vanishes At San Francisco’s Aquatic Park

The U.S. Coast Guard responded Tuesday to a report of an oil slick at San Francisco’s Aquatic Park.

CBS San Francisco–04/19/2011

Conoco Oil Refinery, Rodeo (AP)

Small Leak Cleaned Up At Rodeo Refinery

A small oil leak at the ConocoPhillips refinery in Rodeo on Sunday has been cleaned up and no off-site impact was reported, refinery spokesman Mark Hughes said Monday.

CBS San Francisco–01/31/2011

The Cosco Busan appears with a large gash on its side after colliding with a Bay Bridge tower in 2007. (CBS)

Firms Settle On Payment To Fishermen Hurt By ’07 Cosco Busan Spill

Two international shipping companies have agreed to pay San Francisco’s commercial fishermen $3.65 million in damages for an oil spill that occurred after the Cosco Busan container ship crashed into the Bay Bridge in 2007.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/05/2011

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Aspen in the San Francisco Bay (U.S. Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Cutter Arrives In San Francisco After Gulf Cleanup Mission

The sun beamed across a clear blue sky and a marching band played as the Coast Guard cutter Aspen docked on Yerba Buena Island, five months after it was dispatched to the Gulf of Mexico to help clean up the BP spill.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/12/2010

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