Dozens Cited, Arrests Made, 50+ Vehicles Recovered In East Oakland Illegal Dumping CrackdownDozens of citations were issued, three people were arrested and more than 50 vehicles were taken off the streets of East Oakland following an illegal dumping crackdown over the weekend.
Alameda, Contra Costa Officials Announce Illegal Dumping CrackdownTop prosecutors and elected officials in Alameda and Contra Costa counties joined together Wednesday to announce new funding and strategies aimed at preventing illegal dumping and waste.
Drums Of Deadly, Toxic Acid Dumped On Side Of Sonoma County RoadsThe mystery of who left two 55-gallon drums containing a toxic and deadly acid on the side of the two roads in northern Sonoma County remains unsolved, Healdsburg’s fire marshal said Thursday.
Target Pays $7.4 Million To Settle California Hazardous Waste SuitRetail store giant Target Corp. has agreed to pay $7.4 million to settle allegations that it violated a 2011 stipulated judgment regarding the company’s handling and disposal of retail hazardous waste, prosecutors said.
Berkeley Mail Carrier Accused Of Dumping Ballot GuidesA mail carrier in Berkeley is under fire, for allegedly dumping ballot guides in a recycling bin.
Neighbors Angered Over Point Richmond PCB Tainted Soil DumpingA group of neighbors including Richmond Mayor Tom Butt are angry over what they claim is the illegal dumping of soil containing cancer-causing PCBs near their Point Richmond homes.
Oakland's Illegal Dumping Reward Program Failing To Pay UpOakland residents hoping to cash in when they catch people illegally dumping trash on the city’s streets say the city isn’t honoring its half of the deal – rewarding them.
Caught On Camera: Moving Company Dumps Furniture In Oakland NeighborhoodA moving company has been caught on camera dumping furniture on an Oakland street and dashing away.
San Jose Alley Riddled With Graffiti, Illegal Dumping Called An 'Embarrassment'The alley is a two-block stretch of dirt, potholes and forgotten history -- all of it owned by the City of San Jose.
California's E-Waste Ending Up In Toxic Mountain Of Junk In ArizonaCalifornia has the strictest e-waste laws in the nation, but a KPIX5 investigation discovered the strict laws have led to dumping our electronic junk in someone else’s back yard, causing serious damage.
Strict New California Coast Sewage Rules Enacted For Cruise ShipsThe Environmental Protection Agency Thursday signed a rule that bans cruise ships and other large vessels from dumping sewage within three miles of California's coastline. Federal officials estimate this will cut down on 90 percent of the sewage that could previously be discharged legally.