A San Francisco Superior Court jury heard closing arguments Tuesday in the civil suit against pesticide manufacturer Monsanto, brought on by a 37-year-old Vallejo man who said he was diagnosed with cancer after regularly using the company’s pesticide.
The Concord City Council has scheduled a special meeting to discuss news reports that the U.S. Navy may be planning to place a detention facility for up to 47,000 immigrant detainees at the former Naval Weapons Station.
Mosquitoes caught in a limited area near the Santa Clara-Sunnyvale border have tested positive for the West Nile virus.
Shell Oil will pay a settlement to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for hazardous waste violations at a crude oil refinery near Martinez.
The state of California led a coalition of 17 states Tuesday in suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Administrator Scott Pruitt to challenge a plan to roll back national vehicle emission standards.
Tetra Tech, a firm contracted by the U.S. Navy to clean up radiation at San Francisco’s Hunters Point Shipyard, said Wednesday it would pay for retesting at the site.
Anglers are advised to avoid eating channel catfish and limit their consumption of black bass and rainbow trout caught in the north lake at San Francisco’s Lake Merced.
Eighteen farm workers were hospitalized after being exposed to pesticides at a ranch south of Salinas on Thursday morning.
A Spare the Air Alert has been issued for Monday throughout the Bay Area, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.
The city of Oakland is suing Monsanto to mitigate the amount of dangerous pollutants present in storm drain runoff.