Latest Baykeeper News and Information

Press Release: June 4, 2009
Current operations of state and federal water projects in California’s Central Valley jeopardize endangered California Chinook salmon and steelhead populations, according to a biological opinion filed today by the National Marine Fisheries Service. Today’s announcement also finds that current water...
Monthly Column: June 1, 2009
San Francisco Bay is at the center of the Bay Area and the extensive network of housing, transit, retail and industry that sustains the more than seven million people that live here. The Bay is a big part of what makes the Bay Area so special, but its close proximity to a major urban area...
E News: May 11, 2009
Speak Out to Protect Our Coastal Habitats Fish and Game Commission Public Hearing Thursday, May 14, 9 a.m. Sacramento, CA On Thursday, the California Fish and Game Commission will make a final decision on establishing a network of marine protected areas along the North...
Monthly Column: May 1, 2009
San Francisco Bay is known throughout the world for its majestic natural beauty, and San Francisco Baykeeper works every day to protect the health of the birds, fish and other aquatic animals that make the Bay so special. But the Bay isn’t just lovely to behold – it is also an active end...
E News: April 22, 2009
Going Green for Earth Day? Go Blue, Too! Have you gone green with CFLs and reusable grocery bags? Baykeeper’s got ten tips for going blue, too. Help protect San Francisco Bay from pollution by making a few simple changes around your household, and celebrate Earth Day – and the Bay – all year...
E News: April 14, 2009
We're Celebrating 20 Years of Protecting the Bay Baykeeper is celebrating our 20th anniversary this month! With the help of committed supporters like you, we’ve been the pollution watchdog of San Francisco Bay for two decades now. We're launching our next 20 years of protecting the Bay by...
E News: April 7, 2009
Speak Out Against Offshore Drilling on April 16 Next week, the Bay Area will host a national debate over oil, gas and energy impacts to our waterways. On Thursday, April 16, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will hold a hearing in San Francisco to gauge public opinion on offshore oil...
Press Release: April 1, 2009
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) could weigh industry costs when establishing environmental protections for power plants with cooling water intake structures. The Court’s ruling states that a cost-benefit analysis is not categorically forbidden by...
Monthly Column: April 1, 2009
In the wake of increasingly alarming climate change data and a growing movement to reduce our nation’s dependence on fossil fuels, energy issues have risen to the top of the national environmental agenda. The Obama administration has pledged to craft a sustainable national energy policy...
E News: March 19, 2009
Sewage Spills Continue to Pollute the Bay Every rainy season brings an onslaught of sewage spills to San Francisco Bay, and this winter has been no different. Already this year, several million gallons of raw and partially treated sewage have contaminated the Bay, including: 900,000 gallons of...

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