Baykeeper Updates Related to Bay-Safe Industry

Blog Post: June 1, 2018
In Baykeeper’s 44th Bay-Safe Industry win, Containers Unlimited has agreed to stop pollution of San Francisco Bay from its Oakland recycling facility. Baykeeper’s investigation found that the Containers Unlimited facility was releasing polluted runoff with high levels of heavy metals, chemical...
Blog Post: May 14, 2018
In the 43rd victory for Baykeeper’s Bay-Safe Industry Campaign, The Newark Group, Inc., a San Jose paper recycling facility, has agreed to prevent contaminated rainwater from running off its San Jose site and into San Francisco Bay. The runoff from Newark’s recycling facility has been contaminated...
Blog Post: May 11, 2018
In Baykeeper’s latest victory to stop industrial pollution in San Francisco Bay, Deal Auto Company, located in Contra Costa County near Richmond, has agreed to prevent contaminated rainwater from running off its site and into San Francisco Bay. A used auto parts business, Deal Auto Company had a...
BK In The News: May 3, 2018
The operators of Newby Island Resource Recovery Park have entered into an agreement with San Francisco Baykeeper to stop pollutants from washing into nearby waterways, as first reported by the San Jose Mercury News.
BK In The News: April 18, 2018
A local environmental watchdog group says it has reached a legal settlement with operators of the Newby Island Resource Recovery Park landfill to curb toxic runoff into local waterways. Erica Maharg, managing attorney for San Francisco Baykeeper, said in an interview last month that in the four...
Featured Stories: March 15, 2018
Baykeeper’s Bay-Safe Industry Campaign is making rapid progress. We launched the campaign in 2012, and have so far secured legally-binding agreements requiring 44 industrial facilities to implement controls to keep toxic pollution from contaminating San Francisco Bay. These 44 victories include...
Blog Post: March 14, 2018
Baykeeper recently secured a new legal victory to stop the Newby Island landfill facility in Milpitas from releasing polluted runoff into tributaries of San Francisco Bay. The Newby Island Resource Recovery Park is a landfill, compost, and material recovery facility located near the Bay shoreline....
Monthly Column: January 2, 2018
Like a creature from a horror movie that keeps coming back from the dead, the threat of coal pollution is menacing San Francisco Bay again. And it could be coming to a neighborhood near you. This month, a trial is set to determine if a developer can overturn the City of Oakland’s recent ban on coal...
Blog Post: November 9, 2017
In the 40th victory for Baykeeper’s Bay-Safe Industry Campaign, Darling Ingredients has agreed to prevent rainwater contaminated with pollutants that harm fish and other wildlife from running off its site and into San Francisco Bay. Darling Ingredients operates a food processing by-product...
Blog Post: October 16, 2017
This coming rainy season, there will be less pollution in San Francisco Bay. Thanks to Baykeeper’s Bay-Safe Industry Campaign, 26 industrial facilities that used to contaminate San Francisco Bay in wet weather have now cleaned up their toxic runoff. Baykeeper’s science and legal team initially...

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