Smog-producing hydrocarbons are still leaking at unlawful levels at the Chevron oil refinery in the wake of the Aug. 6 fire, but pollution control officials said they expect to stop it by Tuesday.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that Thursday will be another “Spare the Air” day.
The California Supreme Court said regulators may require pollution controls on future technologies that don’t exist.
Saturday has been declared the first Spare the Air day of the summer season, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.
Bacteria levels at beaches all over the Bay Area have improved dramatically since last year, so beach goers can enjoy the shore without worry this summer, environmentalists said Thursday.
It stems from an incident on January 12, when a small amount of hydraulic oil leaked into a South Bay reservoir.
The Winter Spare the Air season has ended, and there’s good news to report, as pollution levels from wood burning are down in the Bay Area.
Apple has agreed to allow independent environmental audits of two of its Chinese plants after recent reports of toxic leaks into rivers and lakes in the country’s mainland.
The equivalent of 100,000 kitchen trash bags full of garbage flows into the San Francisco Bay from storm drains every year, according to a study released Thursday.
Fish at 2 waterways in Richmond’s Inner Harbor have shown steadily higher levels of pesticide contamination despite the clean-up of an adjacent Superfund site more than 16 years ago.