Blog Post: June 14, 2018
Identifying toxic contaminants in San Francisco Bay is the first step toward getting them cleaned up. So when regulators tried to weaken testing for contaminated sediment in the Bay, San Francisco Baykeeper pushed back—and we succeeded.
Baykeeper has persistently advocated for regulators to do a...
Blog Post: June 13, 2018
A private luxury marina proposed for development in Clipper Cove at Treasure Island will be drastically scaled back in a big victory for San Francisco Bay.
Baykeeper, Save Clipper Cove, and other concerned organizations and residents have been advocating for several years to preserve Clipper Cove...
BK In The News: June 6, 2018
Shell OIl Co.'s illegal release of hazardous materials from its refinery in Martinez puts nearby communities and San Francisco Bay at major risk, says Baykeeper Executive Director Sejal Choksi-Chugh. Instead of the minor fine imposed by the Environmental Protection Agency, "the company should have...
Monthly Column: June 5, 2018
If you love San Francisco Bay, you’re invited to spend an unforgettable day on the water—for a great cause. Kayak, stand-up paddle board, swim, or boat in the 5th Annual Bay Parade, on Sunday, July 15.
It’s a wonderful way to show you care about keeping the Bay’s water clean for recreation. Choose...
BK In The News: June 4, 2018
"The twin tunnels could go down in history as the largest, most expensive infrastructure project ever built in California, yet many of the project approvals are being done through backroom deals and administrative decisions without public or legislative input,” says Sejal Choksi-Chugh, the San...
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: June 1, 2018
Baykeeper was out on boat patrol in central San Francisco Bay when we encountered some suspicious foam being discharged from a large tanker ship. Shown here, at right, is Baykeeper Field Investigator Sienna Courter taking water samples. We sent them to a lab for chemical testing. Bayk
BK In The News: May 24, 2018
Unknown perpetrators have thrown at least two electric motor scooters into San Francisco Bay, according to an environmental watchdog group. San Francisco Baykeeper, a nonprofit guarding the bay from pollution since 1989, recently held e-scooter company Lime to task on social media, asking the...
Blog Post: May 21, 2018
Rodeo Refinery Air Permit Issued with No Public Input
For immediate release, May 21, 2018
Contacts: Camille Stough, Communities for a Better Environment,
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Sejal Choksi-Chugh, San Francisco Baykeeper,
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E News: May 18, 2018
A planned coal facility threatens the health of the Bay and local communities
Monthly Update for May 2018
Judge rejects Oakland's ban on facility's coal exports
Protecting the Bay from sewage spills
New victories to stop industrial pollution in the Bay
Delta Tunnels plan moves forward,...