Tue October 21, 2014
Health, Science, Environment

Can Oakland successfully curb illegal dumping?

A mountain of mattresses in West Oakland
Todd Whitney

For over a decade, Oakland has attempted to abate the illegal dumping of mattresses, electronics, furniture, and other large items onto city streets. The phenomenon is a problem throughout the Bay Area, but noticeably worse in Oakland.

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Tue October 29, 2013
Health, Science, Environment

Landfill expansion pits Marin environmentalists against nation's largest waste company

Karina Ioffee

If you drive north from San Francisco and through most of Marin County, you get to the town of Novato. Turn east from Highway 101 and you run into the San Pablo wetlands, now being restored after more than a century of infill. 

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