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A hazardous material spill hospitalized a worker at a Newark lumber facility.  (CBS)

Newark Hazmat Spill Hospitalizes Lumber Facility Worker

Employees have been allowed to return Friday afternoon to a Newark lumber company that was evacuated after a spill of an unknown substance sent one person to the hospital earlier Friday, Alameda County fire officials said.

04/12/2013

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.

07/24/2012

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Highway 4 Reopened After Tanker Truck Wreck

A tanker truck overturned in unincorporated Contra Costa County near Hercules Monday morning, prompting the closure of all westbound lanes of state Highway 4 in the area, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

03/12/2012

(CBS)

Storms Cause Sewage Systems To Overflow Into Bay

The recent rains caused 900 gallons of wastwater to spill out in Sonoma County on Monday.

01/24/2012

(AP)

Thousands Of Gallons Of Chemicals Spill At St. Helena Plant

The leak was reported at a water treatment in St. Helena on Saturday afternoon.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/31/2011

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

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Unlicensed Driver Charged With Spilling Debris On San Rafael Highway

A San Rafael man driving a box truck with a flatbed trailer attached was charged with spilling a load onto the highway in the San Rafael area Saturday afternoon, California Highway Patrol officials said.

CBS San Francisco–05/01/2011

(CBS)

Diesel Spills Into San Mateo Marina

Firefighters are requesting boaters to stay away from the San Mateo Marina Lagoon while crews clean up a diesel fuel spill Saturday afternoon.

CBS San Francisco–04/16/2011

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Judge Orders Bay Area Cities To Upgrade Sewer Systems

A federal court has ordered seven municipal sewage systems to upgrade leaky facilities which have spewed millions of gallons of sewage into San Francisco Bay this winter.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/15/2011

A 65-foot commercial fishing vessel lays on its side in the surf zone at Francis State Beach in Half Moon Bay, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011. (U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Pamela J. Manns)

Boat Runs Aground, Capsizes Near Half Moon Bay

Although no one aboard a fishing vessel that ran aground off the San Mateo County coast early Tuesday morning was injured, the U.S. Coast Guard is keeping a close eye on the boat to ensure it doesn’t leak fuel and pollute the waters.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/04/2011

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