Tri-Valley Water Districts Tackle Toxic Chemicals In Drinking Water WellsAt least 500 hundred drinking water wells that serve up to nine million Californians have potentially dangerous levels of a highly toxic family of chemicals and some of the worst are right here in the Bay Area.
Oakland School District Hopes To Reopen McClymonds Next WeekOfficials with the Oakland Unified School District on Monday said they hope to reopen McClymonds High School next week following a multi-day campus closure due to concerns of a toxic chemical in its air and groundwater.
Concern Mounts For West Oakland Residents Following Discovery Of Chemical At McClymonds High SchoolThe discovery of a cancer-causing chemical at Oakland's McClymonds High School is causing additional concern for people living and working in the area around the school.
Oakland Parents Demand Answers After Toxic Groundwater Forces McClymonds High To CloseEmotions were raw Thursday night among parents demanding answers to questions surrounding toxic groundwater found under McClymonds High School in Oakland.
Cancer-Causing Chemical Found At Oakland McClymonds High School; Campus Closed For TestingA leaching, cancer-causing chemical has been found at McClymonds High School in Oakland, prompting the temporary closure of the campus, according to officials.
Study: Tubbs Fire Firefighters Have Elevated Levels Of Toxins In SystemFirefighters who battled the October 2017 Tubbs Fire in Napa, Sonoma and Lake counties have tested at “troubling” levels for toxic exposure, according to a new study.
Toxic Chemicals Coming From California Refineries IdentifiedFor the first time ever, California has released a report naming the top toxic chemicals emitted from its petroleum refineries.
Toxic Chemicals Killing California Wildlife At Illegal Marijuana GrowsToxic chemicals, including one effectively banned in the U.S., are showing up in illegal marijuana grows throughout California and killing wildlife.
Environmental Group's Updated Study Exposes Toxic Cleaning ProductsThe cleaning products in your home may contain hidden hazardous ingredients, according to the Environmental Working Group's latest analysis.
Cancer-Causing Chemical In Car Seats; Manufacturers Served With Violations, Consumers Left In DarkParents are being left in the dark about toxic chemicals in their children's car seats, even after companies are served with violation notices, because of a loophole in the law requiring notification.
ConsumerWatch: California Updates Flame Retardant Rules Over Toxic FearsAfter years of debate, California is finally updating its 1970s Federal Chemical Regulation in order to create new safety standards for flame retardant and toxic chemicals that are used on everyday products.
ConsumerWatch: Gov. Brown Says Flame Retardants Toxic, Seeks New StandardsGov. Jerry Brown is calling for changes to state flammability standards for upholstered furniture in an effort to reduce the use of what he said are toxic flame retardants.
Chemical Smell Prompts Menlo Park Hazmat ResponseAfter fire crews cleared a hazmat in Menlo Park, investigators are now looking into why someone in a parked pickup truck was using a chemical to refine gold.
UCSF Report Says Banned Chemicals Showing Up In Pregnant WomenResearchers suggested, though, that there were simple things that could reduce a woman's exposure.
Storm Runoff Dumping Toxics Into San Francisco BayA new study says urban runoff is dumping heavy loads of mercury, PCBs and other toxic chemicals into San Francisco Bay.