SF Bay spill restoration: Public forums Jan. 22 & 29

The six government agencies responsible for the restoration of the San Francisco Bay after the Cosco Busan oil spill, will hold two public meetings in January 2008. The first meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 22, 2008 at 11 AM. The location of the meeting is First Floor Auditorium at the Elihu M. Harris … Read more

Latest map of SF spill area and cleanup

The Cosco Busan oil spill is nearly three weeks old. Crews are still searching for oiled animals and working to remove oil from beaches and rocks. See the map (right) where the oil is being reported and where crews are working in San Francisco Bay. Read the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) report on … Read more

Renewed efforts to ban bunker crude

The use of bunker crude oil, the bargain basement substance that leaked into the San Francisco Bay this month, is under renewed pressure to have it banned. From politicians to scientists to environmental groups, bunker crude is under the gun. Ocean shipping companies love the $1.70 a gallon price, but with cheap oil comes expensive … Read more