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    April 27, 2009

    State Senate Committee Moves to Allow Toxic Waste In County Dumps

    Thanks, Ma: Toxic waste from old cars is still hunky dory in California The California Senate's Environmental Quality Committee today unanimously approved a bill that would block environmental officials from preventing 700,000 tons of toxic waste from being dumped into county landfills each year. As ... More >>

  • News

    December 3, 2008

    Car Alarm

    After saying for decades that treated "shredder waste" from junked cars and old appliances was safe, state regulators now admit it isn't.

  • News

    March 26, 2008

    Let the Sun Shine, You Hypocrites

    Journalism is under attack from lefties who promote public access to information.

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    February 14, 2007
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    December 20, 2006

    What Lies Beneath

    Brain and stomach cancer. Asthma and bronchitis. Miscarriages and stillbirths. All are health problems suffered by residents of Midway Village. Why won’t authorities close it down?

  • News

    May 24, 2006

    Toxic Acres

    The fill below Treasure Island is filled with dangerous toxins left by the Navy

  • News

    January 2, 2002

    Massing Gas

    San Francisco asks the Navy to investigate potentially dangerous methane concentrations at Hunters Point Shipyard

  • News

    January 5, 2000

    Shaky Ground

    Environmental activists adopt a new strategy -- playing the race card

  • Calendar

    March 17, 1999
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    March 10, 1999
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    March 3, 1999
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    February 10, 1999
  • News

    September 16, 1998

    Midway to Nowhere

    The residents of Daly City's Midway Village wonder if their environmental concerns will ever be addressed

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    October 23, 1996

    Where Crime Pays

    Is the DA's Office bungling the biggest pollution case in Bay Area history?

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