Latest Baykeeper News and Information

Monthly Column: January 1, 2009
While the rainy season in the Bay Area can mean an end to nice weather and much-loved outdoor activities, it’s an important and productive time for our environment – rain prompts new plant growth after many dry months and replenishes water reserves for drinking and irrigation. In urban areas...
E News: December 18, 2008
Obama Taps Baykeeper Board Member for Top Environmental Post President-elect Barack Obama has chosen Nancy Sutley, a member of San Francisco Baykeeper's Board of Directors, as the new Chief of the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ). This position is a primary advisor to...
Press Release: December 11, 2008
California environmental leaders learned Wednesday that one of their own, Nancy Sutley, could be tapped to lead the White House Council on Environmental Quality. Sutley currently serves as the deputy mayor for energy and environment in Los Angeles and previously served on the California State Water...
Monthly Column: December 1, 2008
As fall turns to winter, many of us look forward to the holiday season and to celebrations with friends and family. Unfortunately, we at San Francisco Baykeeper have come to expect that the winter months also bring something less pleasant: sewage spills in San Francisco Bay. One cause of...
E News: November 20, 2008
Don't Let Your Holiday Festivities Pollute the Bay Baykeeper is reminding Bay Area residents that you can help protect San Francisco Bay from sewage spills this winter. How? By making some simple changes to your holiday traditions. When you gather together with family and friends for special...
Monthly Column: November 2, 2008
On November 7, 2007, the Cosco Busan container ship collided with the Bay Bridge, spilling more than 50,000 gallons from the ship’s enormous fuel tanks and causing San Francisco Bay’s largest vessel-related oil spill in over a decade. The failure by response agencies to accurately evaluate...
E News: October 30, 2008
One Year After the Oil Spill: What Has Changed? Photo by Ingrid Taylar, www.flickr.com Commonwealth Club Forum: Is the Bay Better Protected From Future Oil Spills? Tomorrow, Friday, November 7 11:30 am registration, 12:00 program...
Monthly Column: October 2, 2008
Experiencing the San Francisco Bay’s amazing array of wildlife is one of the many pleasures of living in the Bay Area. Countless creatures call the Bay home, and millions of birds stop over during their annual migration. The San Francisco Bay is an important staging area along the Pacific...
E News: October 1, 2008
Seven Oil Spill Bills Signed Into Law Governor Schwarzenegger signed into law seven bills improving oil spill prevention, preparation and response measures, including a bill sponsored by Baykeeper that will enable communities to protect local shorelines from the spread of oil. Baykeeper...
E News: September 16, 2008
Upcoming Baykeeper Events September 20: Volunteers Needed for Coastal Cleanup Day Baykeeper needs your help to clean up the Bay this weekend! Saturday is California Coastal Cleanup Day, when thousands of volunteers come together to pick up trash from our bays, beaches, rivers and creeks. Baykeeper...

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