Latest Baykeeper News and Information

BK In The News: June 28, 2019
What started off under the radar ended up in the spotlight. On June 17, the City Council unanimously rejected a lease at Alameda Point for a digital data storage facility that would have been part of “the cloud.” ... The proposal met with strong opposition from San Francisco Baykeeper, the Sierra...
Featured Stories: June 28, 2019
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 45 industrial facilities to implement controls to keep toxic pollution from contaminating San Francisco Bay. These 45 victories include...
BK In The News: June 27, 2019
The Sierra Club and four other environmental groups sent the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers a public comment letter Monday objecting to the agency's plan to dredge a 13-mile channel.. In addition to the Sierra Club and Center for Biological Diversity, groups signing the letter are Communities for a...
BK In The News: June 25, 2019
OAKLAND, Calif.— Public-interest groups filed a joint letter Monday with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers strongly warning against efforts to dredge a deeper channel through San Francisco Bay... “The Corps has failed to fully disclose the project’s impacts,” said Erica Maharg, managing attorney for...
Press Release: June 25, 2019
OAKLAND, Calif.— Public-interest groups filed a joint letter Monday with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers strongly warning against efforts to dredge a deeper channel through San Francisco Bay. The Army Corps’ proposal would result in a 13-mile dredging project designed to make it easier for oil...
BK In The News: June 18, 2019
A waterfront server farm cooled by the bay would be environmentally less impactful than one cooled via air conditioning. Or would it? ... Jon Rosenfield, a senior scientist for San Francisco Baykeeper, rejects Connaugton's notion that water would only be borrowed by the company. "They're not...
Blog Post: June 14, 2019
In June, Baykeeper conducted an aerial patrol to investigate a proposal by the federal Army Corps of Engineers to deepen a shipping channel in the San Joaquin River near Stockton. Ship traffic from Stockton travels on the San Joaquin River, including some ships that pass through the Delta to San...
BK In The News: June 14, 2019
For decades, Anchor Brewing made only a handful of beer styles, led by its flagship steam. But in recent years, spurred by the anything-goes ethos of modern craft beer, our city’s signature brewery has gotten creative. Here’s a tour of (almost) every beer Anchor has ever made... Baykeeper IPA: A...
E News: June 13, 2019
Monthly Update for June 2019 Suing Trump to protect Delta fish in peril Take action to protect the Bay from oil spills New report: Oakland's sewage system stinks Sucking rivers dry leaves only a trickle for the Bay Victory for the Bay! Joining forces to stop dirty coal exports Join the 6th...
BK In The News: June 13, 2019
To celebrate non-profit Waterkeeper Alliance’s 20th anniversary, Culture Trip sent photographers across the globe to document 20 Waterkeepers along the rivers, lakes and canals they dedicate their lives to protecting... Sejal Choksi-Chugh fights to reduce agricultural pollution, industrial run-off...

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