Mountain View Restaurants Join 'Strawless September' CampaignWith plastic straws becoming a high-profile threat to the environment as millions pollute our oceans, one Bay Area city is taking on the big commitment to have a "Strawless September."
California Sues EPA Over Suspension Of Truck Pollution RuleCalifornia and 14 other states sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Thursday over its decision to suspend an Obama-era rule aimed at limiting pollution from trucks.
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.
Second U.S. Judge Says Trump Can't Keep Stalling Clean-Air RulesA second judge has told the Trump administration it can't keep stalling clean-air rules for oil and gas production on federal lands.
Oakland Sues Debris-Hauling Company for Blowing Toxic Dust Into NeighborhoodA lawsuit charges that Santos Engineering is intentionally blowing dust from construction debris into a West Oakland neighborhood, allowing contaminated water to flow into the city's storm water system.
Sewage Spill Forces Closure Of Popular Monterey County BeachesSeveral popular Monterey County beaches were closed Sunday after as much as 4.9 million gallons of sewage spilled into Monterey Bay from a wastewater treatment plant before it was stopped.
Air Quality Officials Ban Fireplace Fires On Christmas DayOne Christmas tradition has been extinguished by Bay Area air quality control officials.
North Bay Agencies Work To Reduce Risk Of Flooding, Water Pollution After WildfiresNearly a dozen agencies in Sonoma County are working to reduce the risk of flooding and pollution of drinking water by sediment and debris in the wake of the wildfires that devastated the county earlier this month.