Owner of Sonoma County Quarry Faces $4.5M Fine for Endangering SalmonWater quality regulators let a Sonoma County-based quarry know last week it could face a $4.5 million-fine for multiple alleged violations of the Clean Water Act that threaten the survival of endangered salmon populations in tributaries of the Russian River.
EPA Drops Trump-Era Challenge Of Redwood City Salt Ponds ProtectionThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday backed down from its stance that the Redwood City salt ponds are not protected by the Clean Water Act, signaling a change in the Biden administration's direction on environmental issues.
EPA Says Delta Water Tunnels Could Violate Federal Environmental Law, Harm FishU.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials say California’s $25 billion plan to build an enormous pair of twin tunnels system to pump water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to other parts of the state may violate federal environmental law and harm endangered fish.
Storms Cause Sewage Systems To Overflow Into BayThe recent rains caused 900 gallons of wastwater to spill out in Sonoma County on Monday.