Baykeeper Updates Related to Bay-Safe Industry

Blog Post: December 10, 2014
In the 23rd victory for Baykeeper’s Bay-Safe Industry Campaign, Syar Industries Napa Quarry recently agreed to keep contaminated storm water from running off its facility into Arroyo Creek, which flows to the Napa River, and then to San Francisco Bay. The agreement came in response to Baykeeper’s...
BK In The News: November 3, 2014
Baykeeper recently won a critical victory in its campaign to keep toxic industrial runoff out of San Francisco Bay by securing an agreement from the Levin-Richmond Terminal Corporation to protect the Bay from dangerous contaminated runoff.
BK In The News: October 15, 2014
RICHMOND -- San Francisco Bay Keeper, an environmental group, reached an agreement last week with a storage company it sued two years ago for allegedly polluting San Francisco Bay. . . Levin-Richmond, a major shipping terminal for toxic chemicals, will invest $1.4 million to filter pollutants,...
BK In The News: October 15, 2014
San Francisco Baykeeper, an environmental group, reached an agreement on Friday with a storage company it sued two years ago for allegedly polluting San Francisco Bay. . . “This settlement is definitely going to result in less pollution entering the bay,” said Sejal Choksi-Chugh, Baykeeper’s...
Blog Post: October 10, 2014
In a critical win for stopping toxic industrial pollution in San Francisco Bay, Baykeeper has secured an agreement with the Levin-Richmond Terminal Corporation to install an excellent set of controls to protect the Bay from toxic runoff.    Levin-Richmond is a major shipping terminal that handles...
Blog Post: August 26, 2014
Pacific Rim Recycling in Benicia recently agreed to install controls to keep the recycling facility’s toxic runoff from polluting San Francisco Bay. Baykeeper brought suit under the Clean Water Act based on Pacific Rim’s reports of tests of its runoff. The testing showed that the facility was...
Featured Stories: August 8, 2014
In the 20th victory for Baykeeper’s Bay-Safe Industry Campaign, Sims Metal Management in San Jose recently agreed to keep contaminated runoff from flowing into nearby storm drains that empty into the Guadalupe River, and then into San Francisco Bay. The agreement is the result of Baykeeper’s letter...
Press Release: May 14, 2014
California Coastkeeper Alliance (CCKA), a coalition of 12 Waterkeeper organizations including San Francisco Baykeeper, has filed a lawsuit against the State Water Board for failing to adopt a statewide Industrial Stormwater Permit that protects San Francisco Bay, and waterways throughout the state...
BK In The News: May 14, 2014
A lawsuit filed today by the California Coastkeeper Alliance against the State Water Resources Control Board claims that the agency is not doing enough to protect the San Francisco Bay and other waterways across the state from industrial pollution. . .  “San Francisco Bay is plagued by pollutants...
Blog Post: April 22, 2014
Oldcastle Precast, a manufacturer of concrete products, recently agreed to install pollution controls to protect San Francisco Bay from contaminated runoff from its Pleasanton facility. The agreement came in response to Baykeeper’s Clean Water Act lawsuit and will protect the Bay from pollutants...

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