Study Links Air Pollution To Drop In National Park VisitorsVisitors appear to be steering clear of some U.S. national parks or cutting visits short because of pollution levels that are comparable to what's found in major cities, according to a study released Wednesday.
Endangered Turtle Washes Ashore With Beach Chair Wrapped Around Its NeckWildlife conservationists in Alabama are expressing outrage after the body of an endangered type of sea turtle washed ashore with a beach chair wrapped around its neck.
Report: Some Bay Area Beaches Among Most Polluted In State The Bay Area has some of the most-bacteria ridden beaches in California, according to an annual report released Thursday.
Supervisors Ready To Grill Firm Over Shipyard Radiation CleanupThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors was preparing to grill executives from Tetra Tech, the firm accused of falsifying results from the $1 billion radiation cleanup at Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, at a hearing Monday.
Hunters Point Cleanup Supervisors Plead Guilty To Falsifying RecordsTwo former supervisors who oversaw the testing of radiation contaminated soil at the decommissioned Hunters Point Naval Shipyard have pleaded guilty to falsifying reports and have each been sentenced to eight months in prison.
EPA Fines East Bay Cities For Allowing Untreated Sewage To Flow Into San Francisco BayThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency fined East Bay cities and municipal districts almost $400,000 for allowing untreated sewage to enter the Bay.
EPA Targets Waiver Letting California Steer Emissions LimitsThe waiver has allowed California to steer the rest of nation toward tougher limits on car and truck emissions that pollute the air and change the climate.
Winter Storms Pollute San Francisco Bay Waters With TrashIt's no secret the Bay Area has a trash problem, but when it rains the trash pours into our waterways.