Diesel fuel spilling through Oakland’s Lake Merritt storm drains has covered acres of the lake Tuesday afternoon, a fire battalion chief said.
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.
Firefighters are requesting boaters to stay away from the San Mateo Marina Lagoon while crews clean up a diesel fuel spill Saturday afternoon.
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.
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.
SAN JOSE (KCBS/ BCN) – Emergency crews in San Jose capped a fuel leak at the AT&T building Sunday morning. 1,300 gallons escaped from a day tank located on the roof of the building. San […]
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