Last week’s shooting at Florida State University was at least the 42nd U.S. school shooting since 2000. Here’s a look at the guns shooters used and how they got them.
The agency’s memo fails to answer key questions, inaccurately describes its own efforts to monitor hazardous waste and holds up as a solution a program that explicitly doesn’t address the problem.
U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, whose district includes 11 Superfund sites, requested details on how the Environmental Protection Agency deals with the pollution that’s left behind by treating and shipping toxic waste across the country and whether it’s looked into alternative cleanup methods.
Our investigation tells the story of the toxic trail of unintended consequences left behind by the landmark federal Superfund program.
This story began with a simple question: What happens to the waste that’s pulled from the ground beneath Silicon Valley’s Superfund sites? Here are six weak points in the Superfund system identified by our reporting.
The landmark Superfund program is supposed to clean up the country’s hazardous waste. But it’s creating unintended, and potentially worse, environmental consequences.
Joji Thomas was desperate to save his home. The San Francisco mechanical engineer sold his car, tapped into his wife’s savings and begged friends for money. In July, to stave off foreclosure, he bought a $27,777.85 cashier’s check and mailed it to Bank of America. Joji Thomas (right) directs movers as he packs up his […]
Bank of America has found a way to make money through foreclosures by using a complicated web of subsidiaries. The process begins with a company called ReconTrust, which handles 1 in 5 Bay Area foreclosures. Charlotte, N.C.-based Bank of America plays the largest role of any bank in Bay Area foreclosures. From July 2008 through October, […]
Elevated levels of trichloroethylene, or TCE, were found at Google’s satellite campus in Mountain View.
Creative Commons/Richie Fingers The largest tech companies in the Bay Area have avoided paying federal taxes on more than $225 billion they have accumulated through foreign subsidiaries, documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission show. By sheltering their assets overseas, Silicon Valley companies such as Apple, Google, eBay and Hewlett-Packard are able to reduce […]