PG&E Arraigned On Criminal Charges In Connection With 2019 Kincade Fire In Sonoma CountyPacific Gas & Electric Company was arraigned in a Sonoma County courtroom Tuesday in connection with the massive Kincade Fire that burned in late 2019.
Eye On Earth: Battle Lines Set Over Proposal To Drill For Natural Gas in Suisun MarshA new proposal to drill for natural gas in the East Bay has environmentalists up in arms, and not just because it’s a polluting fossil fuel. It’s the location that has people really upset.
San Jose May Raise Illegal Dumping Fines To $10,000 Per Offense - 'A No-Nonsense Approach'A member of the San Jose City Council is calling for a sharp rise in illegal dumping fines to respond to a growing problem throughout the city.
Bay Area Air District Finds Oakland Foundry Emissions Pose Health RiskThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District ruled Monday that emissions from the AB&I Foundry in East Oakland pose an elevated health risk that require the company to take actions to reduce emissions.
EBMUD Requests Public Input For Water Supply Plan UpdateThe East Bay Municipal Utility District posted a request Wednesday for residents of Alameda and Contra Costa counties to weigh in on updates to its water supply plan, which is updated every five years.
Study: Sediment, Tidal Marshes Are Key To Protecting Bay Area From Rising Sea LevelsScientists warn that sea level rise is a problem that cannot be ignored. But a new study says the secret to protecting the Bay Area may rest with something that is currently being thrown away.
State Lawmakers Vote Down Bill That Would Phase Out Fracking In CaliforniaA bill introduced earlier this year by state Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, that would phase out fracking for oil in California was voted down by a Senate commitee.
Scientists Report Decline in Giant Sea Turtles Sightings Off West CoastNearly 40 years ago, scientists documented stranded sea turtles on California's beaches and noticed that leatherbacks — massive sea turtles that date to the time of the dinosaurs — were among those washing up on shore.
Sonoma County DA Files Charges Against PG&E For Role In 2019 Kincaid FireThe Sonoma County District Attorney announced Tuesday that its office filed criminal charges against Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) for its role in causing the 2019 Kincade Fire.