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Toxic Waste

(AP)

State Wants Central Valley Hazardous Waste Dump Expanded

California officials are recommending allowing a major expansion of the largest hazardous waste dump in the western United States, even though some residents blame the dump for birth defects.

07/02/2013

Pacific Rod & Gun Club

San Francisco To Evict City’s Lone Outdoor Shooting Range

San Francisco’s only outdoor shooting range is being evicted after 78 years on the southwestern shore of Lake Merced.

07/17/2012

Pacific Rod & Gun Club

SF Faces $10 Million Toxic Waste Problem At Lake Merced Gun Club

Cleaning up 60 years of lead bullets and clay ducks from the shooting range on the shore of Lake Merced could cost San Francisco taxpayers as much as $10 million, city officials said.

05/24/2012

Solyndra Headquarters in Fremont (Solyndra Inc.)

Solyndra Not Dealing With Toxic Waste At Milpitas Facility

Three months after CBS 5 caught Solyndra tossing millions of dollars worth of brand new parts, the bankrupt solar firm may be trying to abandon toxic waste.

04/28/2012

Apple iPad 2

Apple To Allow Environmental Audit Of 2 Chinese Plants

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.

02/21/2012

Ships load scrap metal at Sims Metal Management at the Port of Redwood City. (US Environmental Protection Agency)

Feds Accuse Peninsula Metal Recycler Of Dumping Toxics Into Bay

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is ordering a company that shreds and recycles scrap metal to stop discharging a rash of toxic pollutants into the San Francisco Bay.

01/10/2012