Palo Alto Congresswoman Anna Eshoo wants to know more about the federal government’s cleanup of Superfund sites in Silicon Valley.
California’s ongoing drought is affecting much more than just drinking water supplies as scientists are looking into how declining rainfall may be increasing the toxicity of the San Francisco Bay.
Toxic waste clean-up in Silicon Valley is creating additional environmental hazards in other parts of the U.S., according to a new report.
Bear repellent was to blame for the evacuation of a hotel in Fisherman’s Wharf and the hospitalization of three people on Monday, San Francisco police and fire officials said Tuesday.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has pleaded guilty to charges the company dumped hazardous waste in California.
Many parents who wouldn’t dream of exposing their babies to toxic chemicals may inadvertently be doing just that by purchasing nursing pillows and car seats that conform to California’s current flammability standard, according to Arlene Blum.
State toxic substances regulators have fined a large hazardous waste dump in Central California more than $300,000 for failing to report 72 small spills over a four-year period.
One of Silicon Valley’s dirty secrets is coming back to haunt Google with toxic vapors.
A woman who ate six “death cap” mushrooms is lucky to be alive and talking about it. But, don’t chalk it up to luck. Instead, chalk it up to the Santa Cruz hospital where she was treated – and one of the doctors who practices there.
A campaign to discourage San Francisco nail salons from exposing customers and employees to the toxic chemicals common in many nail polishes and nail polish removers has started to yield some success, city officials said Wednesday.