Testing plan released for residential site at Hunters Point Ship does not include homes

By Laura Waxman : sfexaminer – excerpt The California Department of Public Health on Friday released a plan for testing a residential portion of the Hunters Point Shipyard for radiological contamination starting July 16. In recent months, environmental justice groups and residents have called for the site to be included in a re-testing plan for … More Testing plan released for residential site at Hunters Point Ship does not include homes

Navy does damage control for Pelosi, Feinstein and Lennar as it continues to claim Treasure Island and Hunters Point Shipyard are ‘safe’

by Steve Zeltzer KFPA WorkWeek Radio : sfbayview -excerpt Another $22 million down the rat hole? The U.S. Navy had its annual dog and pony show at the Treasure Island Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. The previous meeting included a Tetra Tech representative and a loud confrontation, but this time … More Navy does damage control for Pelosi, Feinstein and Lennar as it continues to claim Treasure Island and Hunters Point Shipyard are ‘safe’

How Control of Congress Could Swing on a Fight to Repeal California’s Gas Tax Image

By Adam Nagourney : nytimes – excerpt SAN FRANCISCO — It was enacted by the thinnest of margins: A 12-cent gasoline tax passed by lawmakers last year to finance a multi-billion-dollar campaign to repair California roads and bridges hobbled by years of neglect and disrepair. But the tax, which took effect in November, is now … More How Control of Congress Could Swing on a Fight to Repeal California’s Gas Tax Image

East Menlo Park tenants to Zuckerberg: Facebook is helping to displace us

By SEUNG LEE : mercurynews – excerpt MENLO PARK — Low-income tenants living near Facebook’s campus are speaking out, including to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, to help stop their landlords from displacing them from their homes. A group of tenants living in four buildings in Menlo Park are pleading to the media and on Facebook … More East Menlo Park tenants to Zuckerberg: Facebook is helping to displace us

Ontario ready to pull out of carbon market, leaving California in limbo

By Julie Cart : calmatters – excerpt The agreement that linked the Canadian province of Ontario with California and Quebec in one of the world’s largest emissions trading markets was announced with much fanfare in 2017. At last, it seemed, Gov. Jerry Brown’s vision of global neighbors sharing a carbon market—and lofty goals to green … More Ontario ready to pull out of carbon market, leaving California in limbo

Another San Francisco building appears to be sinking

By AP : kron4 – excerpt (includes video) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A few blocks from the 58-story Millennium Tower, dubbed “the leaning tower of San Francisco,” another building appears to be sinking. According to a report, an 18-story building in the city’s financial district appears to have settled three-eighths of an inch due to construction of … More Another San Francisco building appears to be sinking

Post Sustainability Institute: The Surviving Lawsuit

ninecountycoaliton – excerpt Soon after the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) approved Plan Bay Area in July 2013, opponents of the Plan filed lawsuits.  Of the four lawsuits filed, two were settled out of court, one lost on appeal, and one is still active and awaiting oral arguments … More Post Sustainability Institute: The Surviving Lawsuit