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Radius Recycling pollutes California waterways, environmental group says


A California environmental group has sued Radius Recycling (RDUS.O), opens new tab, alleging the recycled steel company's operations are polluting the San Francisco Bay and its tributaries with dirty...

Saving salmon: Newsom unveils blueprint for ending decades-long decline


With salmon populations throughout California declining for decades and facing the threat of extinction, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday unveiled a state strategy aimed at protecting and restoring the...

Newsom backs 3 dam removals on California rivers. Here's where salmon may soon swim freely

The Sacramento Bee

Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday he would support removing three California dams, a move that could be a boon to ailing salmon populations. Yet many environmental advocates considered it a hollow...

Newsom Backs Dam Removal Projects to Protect Salmon in California Rivers

The Associated Press

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is pledging to fast-track more than half a dozen projects by the end of his term to remove or bypass dams that have blocked salmon from returning to the state’s chilly...

No resources to remove blighted paddle boat from Vallejo’s waterfront

The Vallejo Sun

Commuters who ride the ferry between Vallejo and San Francisco are familiar with the sight – a sunken three story paddle boat on the southern shore between the old Sperry Mill silos and the Kiewit...

Coal plant on Oakland's waterfront gets OK from judge

San Francisco Chronicle

A judge says a developer has the right to store and ship large amounts of coal from a waterfront terminal in Oakland despite objections from city officials and environmental groups. Oakland had...

GUEST COMMENTARY: Gov. Newsom is accelerating California’s extinction crisis

Maven's Notebook

California is at the forefront of a global crisis known as the Anthropocene extinction. This rapid eradication of living diversity is not caused by meteor strikes or volcanic eruptions, but by human...

Enviro, Tribal Orgs. Claim Calif. Botched Delta Tunnel Reviews


Conservation groups are taking aim at the California Department of Water Resources' review and approval of the Delta Conveyance Project, claiming it glossed over harms that would stem from an...

Oakland port terminal to resume construction following lengthy trial

Courthouse News

OAKLAND, Calif. (CN) — An Oakland developer will resume construction of a new bulk terminal on California’s third largest port during the next three years, following a six-month, two-phase bench...

Raw sewage in creeks? Sunnyvale and Mountain View argue in court the Clean Water Act should not apply to them

East Bay Times

When it comes to the environment, Sunnyvale and Mountain View have a pretty green image, spending millions on bike lanes, solar energy and electric vehicle charging stations. But their tactics in...

As abandoned boats pile up in Bay Area waters, who’s responsible for the environmental damage?

East Bay Times

On Jan. 2, a 27-foot sailboat sank off the southern coast of Alameda in stormy weather. Rescue crews saved the man on board, but the ship landed beside a long rock wall jutting from the island....

The Delta in Decline

Comstock's Magazine

The life cycle of a salmon, so the story goes, is a heroic journey. The fish emerge from fertilized eggs in a river bed, swim to the ocean where they spend most of their lives and return to give...


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