Baykeeper to launch massive toxic debris cleanup at Point Molate

Point Molate, Richmond, CA

About 125 tons of toxic debris cluttering the shoreline between Point Molate and Point San Pablo will be removed this fall by the San Francisco marine watchdog Baykeeper. With the help of volunteers and some heavy machinery, the nonprofit group plans to clean up trash and take out hundreds of pilings soaked with creosote, a…

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Sewer rates going up, council votes

City Council voted 6-1 Tuesday to accept a 5 percent rate increase for each of the next three years on residents of the Richmond Sewer District. While the increase was lower than originally planned, the move left many people crying foul.

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