PG&E Sued Over Century-old Pollution


Herring fishermen have accused Pacific Gas & Electric Co. of failure to clean-up pollution from low-tech nineteenth century gas-from-coal refineries sitting under the heart of San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf and Marina districts. An environmental lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court…

Alameda Drug Disposal Law Upheld


Alameda County’s first-in-the-nation law requiring pharmaceutical companies to operate disposal of unwanted drugs programs has passed a constitutional challenge. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that the 2012 ordinance does not violate the U.S. Constitution’s commerce clause…