San Francisco Bay: Broken radar beacon on Bay Bridge that increased oil spill risk is now fixed

Vallejo Times Herald

Finally solving a mystery that increased the risk of oil spills in San Francisco Bay for the past five months, Caltrans has fixed a broken radar beacon on the Bay Bridge that alerts oil tankers and other large ships to the midpoint between bridge towers. . . "A major oil spill would be devastating. Prevention is the most important priority.," said Deb Self, executive director of San Francisco Baykeeper, an environmental group.