Baykeeper Updates Related to Bay-Safe Industry

Blog Post: August 7, 2012
Are you interested in getting out in the field for a healthy Bay? Baykeeper seeks Volunteer Pollution Investigators to help us find out which industrial facilities are polluting San Francisco Bay. We’re looking for volunteers who can work up to ten hours this fall and winter. Baykeeper will...
Featured Stories: May 9, 2012
Baykeeper is launching our new Bay-Safe Industry campaign to rein in widespread, illegal runoff into San Francisco Bay from industrial facilities. Industrial storm water runoff is a major source of Bay pollution. More than 1,000 Bay Area industrial facilities are violating the Clean Water Act...
Blog Post: May 1, 2012
Baykeeper recently urged regulators to strengthen controls on pollution in San Francisco Bay from the Shell Oil Refinery in Martinez. We recommended that the Regional Water Quality Control Board tighten the refinery’s permit to discharge water into the Bay. The Shell refinery discharges about 5.8...
Blog Post: February 2, 2012
Last week Baykeeper and California Waste Solutions, Inc. (CWS) reached an agreement to reduce storm water pollution from the company’s recycling facility in San Jose. CWS picks up curbside recycling in San Jose and Oakland and has several facilities in the Bay Area where materials are collected,...
Featured Stories: February 1, 2012
BAE Systems San Francisco Ship Repair, Inc., a ship yard servicing large vessels that include cruise liners and oil tankers, has agreed to make significant improvements to its operations and on-site controls to curb its pollution of San Francisco Bay. The company will also provide funding for an...
Blog Post: January 12, 2012
A local nonprofit boat-building organization will receive a grant to create a new education program on non-polluting boat maintenance and repair, thanks to a recent Baykeeper legal victory. As part of the settlement we achieved in our lawsuit against BAE Systems San Francisco Ship Repair Inc, the...
Blog Post: November 8, 2011
BAE Systems San Francisco Ship Repair, Inc., a ship yard servicing large vessels that include cruise liners and oil tankers, has agreed to curb its pollution of San Francisco Bay. Baykeeper filed suit against BAE after documenting polluted runoff that far exceeded legal limits for toxic heavy...

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