Tag Archives: epa

Large cranes slowly lift the tugboat out of the Oakland Estuary.

EPA pulls tugboat from depths of Oakland Estuary

There’s something in the water in Oakland. But thanks to several local, state and federal agencies, it’s being cleaned up. On Monday, a 105-foot tugboat, nicknamed “Captain Al,” emerged from the depths of the Oakland...
One of EBMUD's massive digesters.

EBMUD turns food scraps into electricity

Five days a week, a long chrome truck pulls up to EBMUD’s wastewater treatment plant. It lifts its hydraulic-powered trailer bed and proceeds to dump 40,000 pounds of what looks like thick sewage into a...