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After Long, Losing Battle, Drakes Bay Oyster Co. Prepares to Shut Down

July 14, 2014 | 10:45 am

After Long, Losing Battle, Drakes Bay Oyster Co. Prepares to Shut Down

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The government has given the company until the end of July to shut down.

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Richmond Panel OKs Chevron Refinery Plan — With Conditions

July 11, 2014 | 10:15 am

Richmond Panel OKs Chevron Refinery Plan — With Conditions

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Company says it has ‘grave concerns’ about new environmental proposals attached to project.

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State Officials Consider Mandatory Limits on Outdoor Watering

July 9, 2014 | 3:15 pm

State Officials Consider Mandatory Limits on Outdoor Watering

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Proposed rules would carry fine of up to $500 for violations such as hosing down sidewalks.

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Illegal Water Diversions to Pot Farms Running Some Streams Dry

July 9, 2014 | 12:59 pm

Illegal Water Diversions to Pot Farms Running Some Streams Dry

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State expresses concern about environmental impacts of diverting water to thirsty pot plants.

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Feds Pursue ‘Prompt Wind-Down’ of Drakes Bay Oyster Co.

July 8, 2014 | 9:15 am

Feds Pursue ‘Prompt Wind-Down’ of Drakes Bay Oyster Co.

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After U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to hear oyster farm’s appeal, attorneys discuss next steps in case.

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Berkeley Struggling To Reach Zero Waste Goal by 2020

July 7, 2014 | 7:00 am

Berkeley Struggling To Reach Zero Waste Goal by 2020

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A recent audit of several City of Berkeley departments has revealed that the city is in jeopardy of not meeting its zero waste goal by 2020.

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S.F. Lawyer Claims She Was Fired for Investigating Suspected Payment Scam

July 3, 2014 | 12:01 am

S.F. Lawyer Claims She Was Fired for Investigating Suspected Payment Scam

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Millions in public funds allegedly paid to plumbing companies for unneeded private sewer line repairs.

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As California Drought Deepens, Those With Water Can Sell at a High Price

July 2, 2014 | 3:11 pm

As California Drought Deepens, Those With Water Can Sell at a High Price

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An AP review finds deals to sell hundreds of billions of gallons to desperate cities and farms.

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Water Snakes Invading California Threaten Native Species

July 1, 2014 | 8:00 am

Water Snakes Invading California Threaten Native Species

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Biologists are concerned about the presence of non-native aquatic snakes in California’s waterways.

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Supreme Court Won’t Hear Dispute Over California Fuel Standard

June 30, 2014 | 12:11 pm

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Dispute Over California Fuel Standard

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Justices turn away appeals from fuel makers who say the law discriminates against out-of-state producers.

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