Latest Baykeeper News and Information

BK In The News: July 31, 2019
Sejal Choksi-Chugh is leading the fight to restore San Francisco Bay to health... San Francisco Bay is part of the largest estuary on the west coast of the Americas, with headwaters that tumble from the Sierra Nevada Mountains, swell California’s longest rivers, and then rush through the Golden...
Blog Post: July 30, 2019
Baykeeper requires polluters to stop contaminating San Francisco Bay… but what happens when they don’t? We make them keep trying. The companies install additional pollution controls, and they keep taking water samples to monitor the controls' effectiveness, until the illegal contamination is...
Monthly Column: July 23, 2019
If you’re a swimmer, kayaker, stand-up paddle boarder, boater—or someone who simply loves San Francisco Bay—you’re invited to be part of the 6th annual Bay Parade.  This event is a once-a-year chance to celebrate a San Francisco Bay that’s clean enough for recreation on and in the water. The Bay...
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...

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