Latest Baykeeper News and Information

Blog Post: July 18, 2019
While patrolling the Bay on the Baykeeper boat over the last few years, we've noticed that a construction facility in Richmond has been slowly growing its operation and creeping into the Bay. More and more barges are starting to crowd the dock, and heavy industrial equipment keeps piling up along...
E News: July 18, 2019
An advocacy victory in Alameda for the Bay, moving ahead with our pioneering heavy crude oil spill bill, advocating for sustainable water management, and more...
BK In The News: July 17, 2019
Khafre Jay was raised in Hunters Point in San Francisco, “a spot that’s not on the tourist map at all,” as he puts it... “You could tell the audience really cared, they weren’t just there for the music,” said Sejal Choksi-Chugh, executive director of environmental nonprofit San Francisco’s...
Blog Post: July 12, 2019
When Nautilus Data Technologies proposed building a data farm on the Alameda shoreline, it at first didn't raise any red flags with the city. But the company didn’t choose the location for the scenic Bay views. The planned site for the data farm would allow the facility to pump 14 million gallons...
BK In The News: July 9, 2019
My first stand-up paddling competition (and fifth time on a stand-up paddleboard—tops) was the Red Paddle Co's Dragon World Championship in Tailoise, Lake Annecy, France... Clean-water non-profit San Francisco Baykeeper hosts a 2-mile SUP event in the SF Bay (along with a 6.5-mile swim and 2-mile...
BK In The News: July 8, 2019
A coalition of 55 conservation, fishing, recreation, water policy, and environmental justice groups from throughout California, representing hundreds of thousands of Californians, sent a letter to state officials last week thanking the Governor for his “…leadership in tackling California’s water...
BK In The News: July 3, 2019
Baykeeper's Sejal Choski-Chugh patrols the Bay for polluters... The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission or the BCDC was established in the mid-1960s to regulate development, prevent the destruction of wetlands, and ensure public access to San Francisco Bay. It's an...
Featured Stories: July 3, 2019
Fireworks can cause significant pollution. They are often set off over water, because setting them off over land creates a risk of fire. (Some communities ban them over lakes used as drinking water sources because of pollution concerns.) After two Super Bowl fireworks shows over San Francisco Bay...
Press Release: July 2, 2019
Sacramento – A coalition of 55 conservation, fishing, recreation, water policy, and environmental justice groups from throughout California, representing hundreds of thousands of Californians, sent a letter to state officials today thanking the Governor for his “…leadership in tackling California’s...
Blog Post: June 28, 2019
More than 1,600 industrial facilities operate in the San Francisco Bay watershed. Many handle toxic materials like heavy metals and industrial chemicals. If they don’t take steps to contain waste and runoff, these facilities release harmful pollution into the Bay.  Baykeeper keeps a close...

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