Baykeeper In The News

Articles and other news featuring Baykeeper's role in protecting the Bay
The Bay Citizen | March 30, 2011 | America's Cup
The America’s Cup could spread something far more destructive across San Francisco Bay than tourists and fast-moving catamarans. While residents on Thursday will discover the extent of traffic and transit havoc that will be wrought by the event, environmentalists have been warning city and port officials that the regatta will provide an...
CBS San Francisco | March 16, 2011 | Sick of Sewage
A federal court has ordered seven municipal sewage systems to upgrade leaky facilities which have spewed millions of gallons of sewage into San Francisco Bay this winter.
Contra Costa Times | March 16, 2011 | Sick of Sewage
East Bay cities will speed sewer system improvements under an agreement announced Tuesday that is the latest in a decades-long drive to slow the flow of raw sewage into San Francisco Bay.
San Francisco Chronicle | March 16, 2011 | Sick of Sewage
Federal regulators have ordered six East Bay cities and one sanitary district to replace aging, cracked pipes responsible for flushing 125 million gallons of raw and partially treated sewage into San Francisco Bay this winter.
South San Francisco Patch | March 15, 2011 | Sick of Sewage
The South San Francisco city council approved a settlement last Thursday with local environmental group San Francisco Baykeeper to reduce the city's sewage spill rate into the Bay.
NBC Bay Area | March 12, 2011 | Sick of Sewage
Assemblywoman Fiona Ma announced Friday new legislation at Aquatic Park that would provide new incentives for overflow reduction.
San Jose Mercury News | March 11, 2011 | Sick of Sewage
South San Francisco has settled a federal lawsuit filed by the environmental advocacy group Baykeeper, agreeing to launch efforts to reduce sewage spills.
Los Angeles Times | March 11, 2011 | Mercury
An abandoned mercury mine that for decades has sent polluted, orange waste into a creek that eventually feeds into San Francisco Bay is a threat to human health and should be added to a list of the nation's worst polluted places, federal regulators say.
The Bay Citizen | March 1, 2011 | America's Cup
The America’s Cup races are two years away, but San Francisco is already bracing for the massive crowds and construction that will accompany the international sailing competition.
San Anselmo-Fairfax Patch | March 1, 2011 | Sick of Sewage
In Marin this rainy season, about three million gallons of raw sewage has spilled into the bay according to the watchdog group SF Baykeeper. Sewage spills, large and small, are common in Marin and storm water runoff is a persistent problem, carrying – unfiltered -- everything from heavy metals to pesticide, animal waste, disease-causing bacteria...