Baykeeper In The News

Articles and other news featuring Baykeeper's role in protecting the Bay
KQED Forum | March 12, 2019 | Water Resources
Forum Panel with SF Baykeeper Senior Scientist Jon Rosenfield and KQED Reporter Lauren Sommer: President Trump is trying to speed up the approval process for a proposal to send more water to Central Valley farmers, something he promised to do during his 2016 campaign. A KQED investigation found that the president is pushing for a recommendation by...
KQED | March 7, 2019 | Water Resources
The Trump Administration has ordered federal biologists to speed up critical decisions about whether to send more water from Northern California to farmers in the Central Valley ... “It’s not science, basically,” says Jon Rosenfield, senior scientist with San Francisco Baykeeper, an environmental group in San Francisco. “It’s an extraordinarily...
No Coal in Oakland | March 7, 2019 | Events
San Francisco Baykeeper presented No Coal in Oakland with a Blue Rivet Award at their annual dinner on March 3.  These awards recognize Bay Area businesses, community groups, and individuals who have made a significant contribution to the health of San Francisco Bay.  As the rivets of the Golden Gate Bridge hold the structure together, activists...
Robert Rivas, Assemblymember, District 30 | February 28, 2019 | Oil Spills
Today Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) announced his environmental bill package... “Unlike lighter oils that float and eventually evaporate, heavy non-floating oils sink, smothering wildlife,” says Sejal Choksi-Chugh, Executive Director of San Francisco Baykeeper. “AB 936 helps prevent and respond to a spill that could cause irreversible...
San Francisco Chronicle | February 13, 2019 | Urban Storm Water
If the California Department of Transportation fails to clean up the heaps of garbage on Bay Area roadways that often end up in San Francisco Bay, it will be hit with fines. . . As a result of a lawsuit by the nonprofit group Baykeeper, San Jose agreed to invest $100 million over the next decade to reduce sewage and trash pollution to the Bay. .
Richmond Confidential | February 1, 2019 | Sick of Sewage
On Tuesday, the Richmond City Council heard presentations on wastewater infrastructure and School Resource Officers—or SROs—among other items... The presentation comes on the back of a settled lawsuit by the environmental nonprofit San Francisco Baykeeper, who sued the city in 2006 for underfunding sewage infrastructure repair and polluting the...
The Mercury News | January 31, 2019 | Events
Around here, we call the coming month Febrewary. SF Beer Week, which runs Feb. 1-10 has turned what was once a slow month in the beer world into something we look forward to all year... Anchor Brewing’s limited-release Baykeeper IPA is a collaboration with the nonprofit Baykeeper, an organization that has spent the last 30 years defending the San...
KQED News | January 29, 2019 | Sick of Sewage
Sonoma County water officials, under order from the state to improve the capacity of their sewage system, say a valve malfunction and leaky pipes resulted in a string of spills this month... "A well-maintained system shouldn't have that kind of volume getting into the environment," said Sejal Choksi-Chugh, executive director of San Francisco...
East Bay Monthly | January 25, 2019 | Climate Change
The fight against climate change includes divesting and investing... Local environmental organizations are making it easier for supporters to fight climate change at home, nationally, and globally during their lifetimes, as well as leaving legacies to continue the work. At San Francisco Baykeeper, Executive Director Sejal Choksi-Chugh said the...
Mandatory | January 11, 2019 | Events
Anchor Brewing Company is one of the most respected and beloved breweries in America... Launching this month, Baykeeper IPA was made in collaboration with local nonprofit San Francisco Baykeeper, an organization which has strived to help protect the bay area from pollution for the last three decades.

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