Take Out the Trash


The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board has ordered Caltrans to speed up freeway and state road trash removal to stop it from polluting creeks and the Bay, according to a San Francisco Chronicle article. Caltrans’ failure to comply would result in $25,000-a-day fines. David Lewis, executive director of the environmental non-profit Save the Bay, recently explained his group’s role in the campaign and the timeline of events leading up to the board’s cease-and-desist decision.

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