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Building a better view of Moorhen Marsh

Building a better view of Moorhen Marsh

| March 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Otters, birds, and turtles might be the last animals you would expect to find living next door to the Interstate 680 toll-plaza. But, tucked between the freeway, an oil refinery and a wastewater facility hides an oasis on the mend. “This marsh is really rare to even be here sustaining life,” said […]

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Unusual trash, correct tarping to be shown Thursday

| May 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Caltrans District 4 will have peculiar and unusual trash item on display Thursday during its “Protect Every Drop” education campaign, and officials will demonstrate how to tarp hauled materials so they don’t escape. The District wants to impress upon residents how items can impact local waterways, and will have some of the […]

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