Oakland Sues Debris-Hauling Company for Blowing Toxic Dust Into NeighborhoodA lawsuit charges that Santos Engineering is intentionally blowing dust from construction debris into a West Oakland neighborhood, allowing contaminated water to flow into the city's storm water system.
Sewage Spill Forces Closure Of Popular Monterey County BeachesSeveral popular Monterey County beaches were closed Sunday after as much as 4.9 million gallons of sewage spilled into Monterey Bay from a wastewater treatment plant before it was stopped.
Air Quality Officials Ban Fireplace Fires On Christmas DayOne Christmas tradition has been extinguished by Bay Area air quality control officials.
North Bay Agencies Work To Reduce Risk Of Flooding, Water Pollution After WildfiresNearly a dozen agencies in Sonoma County are working to reduce the risk of flooding and pollution of drinking water by sediment and debris in the wake of the wildfires that devastated the county earlier this month.
North Bay Breathing Mask Free GiveawaySchools have been closed, doctors offices and emergency rooms have filled up as smoke from the wine country fires has made it difficult to breath in the Bay Area.
Health Advisory Over Wildfire Smoke Extended Into WeekendThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District on Wednesday extended a health advisory and Spare the Air alert into the weekend, as wildfires in the wine country continue to rage.
Dublin Residents Concerned About Drinking Water QualityResidents in a Dublin neighborhood are concerned about the safety of their drinking water after a sample test by officials last week revealed the presence of E.coli bacteria.
Monterey Bay, Steinhart Aquariums Phasing Out Plastic To Save OceansNearly 20 aquariums nationwide have pledged to phase out plastic items, such as straws and bottles, in an effort to save the world's oceans.
Valero's Benicia Refinery Spewed Alarming Amount Of Chemicals During Power OutageAn alarming amount of chemicals spewed into the air from Benicia's Valero refinery during two weeks of flaring that followed a power outage in May 2017.
Google Provides Public With Free Monitoring Of Neighborhood PollutionGoogle is testing sensors on some its streetview cars to try and pinpoint sources of pollution. And the data is available to anyone.
Oakland Waterways Are Carrying Too Much Garbage Into San Francisco BayThere’s a trash problem in Oakland that's so bad, it's polluting the San Francisco Bay. Now, Oakland may have to pay the price.
State, Federal Agencies Respond To Sunken Barge Leaking Fuel Into BayDivers Saturday checked to see whether fuel was leaking again from a barge that capsized early Friday morning in San Francisco Bay south of the Bay Bridge.