Bill From Bay Area Congress Members Will Study Effects Of Wildfire SmokeTwo members of Congress based in the Bay Area sponsored legislation Thursday that authorizes $20 million for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to study the health impacts of wildfire smoke and what can be done to mitigate its effects.
Report: Seresto Flea and Tick Collars Linked To Pet Illnesses, Deaths, Human Side EffectsA popular pet flea and tick collar has been linked to hundreds of pet deaths, and thousands of other pets injured, and hundred of humans harmed as well, according to a published report.
Gov. Newsom's Zero-Emission Car Mandate May Depend on Biden VictoryGov. Gavin Newsom's goal of making all new automobile sales in the state zero-emission vehicles by 2035 requires one of two things to happen: either California has to win in court or Trump has to lose in the Nov. presidential election.
Trump Administration Officially Revokes California's Auto Emissions Standards WaiverU.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao officially announced Thursday that they are revoking California's authority to set strict auto emission standards.
Kale Placed 3rd On 'Dirty Dozen' Produce Pesticide ListA new report places kale, which is usually thought of as a healthy super food, third on a "Dirty Dozen" list of produce affected by pesticides.
Fed Court in S.F. Orders Pesticide Ban, Says EPA Violated LawThe 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ordered the EPA to remove chlorpyrifos from sale in the United States within 60 days.
Court Orders EPA To Revise Lead Paint Hazard Rules In 15 MonthsA federal appeals court in San Francisco Wednesday ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to revise its standards on lead paint hazards to protect children within one year and three months.
EPA Awards $200K In Grants To Bay Area Companies Developing Green TechThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that two Bay Area companies have each been awarded $100,000 contracts for the development of innovative green technologies as part of the agency's Small Business Innovative Research program.
The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On RecyclingFrom the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.
Fire Was Chevron Refinery's Latest Air Quality ViolationA massive refinery fire that sent hundreds of people rushing to hospitals and is likely to increase West Coast gas prices was just the latest pollution incident at the facility that records show has increasingly violated air quality rules over the past five years.