A truck spilled about 100 gallons of cooking oil near the Metreon in San Francisco Monday afternoon, a fire department spokeswoman said.
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.
A new study shows that Pacific herring have suffered unusually high death rates and deformities since the 2007 oil spill.
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.
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.
Federal and state officials say they’ve reached a settlement for the cleanup costs in the 2007 San Francisco Bay oil spill.
Diesel fuel spilling through Oakland’s Lake Merritt storm drains has covered acres of the lake Tuesday afternoon, a fire battalion chief said.
The U.S. Coast Guard responded Tuesday to a report of an oil slick at San Francisco’s Aquatic Park.
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.
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.