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Suspect shipyard contractor gets huge state deal for Camp Fire cleanup

Published: 
Mon, 01/14/2019 - 9:38pm

The state agency in charge of wildfire cleanup has awarded a contract worth as much as $250 million to the company at the center of San Francisco’s Superfund scandal — an environmental engineering firm that was caught falsifying soil tests and is being sued by the U.S. Justice Department, whistle-blowers and homeowners.

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As Trump tweets about California fires, his administration wants to expand logging

Published: 
Wed, 08/08/2018 - 1:18pm

Logging has long been among California’s most divisive environmental issues — and the controversy shows little chance of cooling as the Trump administration pushes new efforts to thin forests.