Press Releases

Tests of mussels collected from Berkeley Marina and Rodeo Beach show no elevated health risk due to contamination in the area affected by the Cosco Busan oil spill. The California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has withdrawn warnings to avoid eating mussels from those two sites and five additional Bay Area locations.
Mar 13, 2008
Fish are nutritious and good to eat, but anglers and other fish lovers need to be aware of the presence of mercury in many kinds of fish. The advisories for Lake Berryessa (Napa County) and Putah Creek (Yolo and Solano Counties) contain “safe eating guidelines” for consumption of fish from the water bodies.
Jun 22, 2006