Two tank cars derailed early Tuesday morning in the Shell Oil Yard in Martinez, but stayed upright and did not spill any hazardous materials.
Residents and restaurant owners in Chinatown are encouraged to recycle cooking oil as part of The City’s Greasecycle Program.
The Trump administration proposed to open for exploration the largest expanse of the nation’s offshore oil and natural gas reserves ever, including waters off the coast of California.
Eleven national marine sanctuaries and monuments — from Monterey Bay to New England to the South Pacific — could lose protections.
All westbound lanes of the Bay Bridge have reopened after a two-vehicle crash briefly blocked the far left lane Wednesday morning.
Officials confirmed that a dead bird and two chickens found in Oakley tested positive for the West Nile Virus.
Alameda County became the first Bay Area county to ban the controversial practice of fracking on Tuesday.
San Francisco had the highest average gas price in country last month at $3 per gallon.
Students are protesting Stanford University’s continued investment in the fossil fuel industry.
Two boaters in distress were able to safely walk to shore after a 30-foot commercial vessel lost power in the North Bay and ran aground.
Northern California drivers are paying less for gas this holiday season than last year or last month.
The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a resolution against a project that would bring trains carrying oil through the county.
Authorities arrested four people Thursday at a Napa home, where detectives found marijuana plants and evidence of the manufacture of concentrated cannabis.
Roughly 500 people working out of Chevron’s corporate offices in San Ramon will be losing their jobs.
A former manager at an oil tank construction company and a former employee of a subcontractor have been convicted in federal court in Oakland of conspiracy and mail fraud.
About 40 people kayaked in San Francisco Bay Saturday to protest the potential for oil drilling this summer in the Arctic.
A stranded boater turned down a rescue Friday night after running the boat aground south of Half Moon Bay.
A mysterious goo that killed hundreds of birds along the East Bay shoreline has been determined to be a mixture of non-petroleum-based fats or oils.
Thousands are expected in Oakland Saturday to call for a fracking moratorium in California.
Hazmat teams are cleaning an oil spill after a tractor-trailer slid off Interstate Highway 680 during heavy rains this morning in Sunol, an unincorporated area of Alameda County, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A gallon of regular unleaded gasoline sold for an average of $3.19 this week in Northern California.
Chevron has reversed its earlier position, agreeing to stricter caps on emissions.
A method of storing greenhouse gases below ground has prompted a series of earthquakes in Texas.
Wherever President Obama appeared around The City this week, protesters made it known they were not happy.
Fracking rules floated in California do little to allay concerns of residents and environmental groups.