Baykeeper Updates Related to Bay Friendly

Blog Post: May 10, 2012
Our new 30-second video spot showcases Baykeeper’s work to protect San Francisco Bay from pollution and takes an inspiring look at the Bay. Baykeeper thanks the outstanding team who created the video: composer Alan Ferber, videographer David McGuire and editor Colin Patton.
Featured Stories: January 6, 2012
Thank you for your support of a healthy San Francisco Bay. With the help of our committed members, Baykeeper is making the Bay safer for clapper rails and harbor porpoises, healthy swimmers and thriving surfers, kiters and boaters.  And in 2012, Baykeeper will confront some of San Francisco Bay’s...
Monthly Column: December 2, 2011
Ah, the holidays. Gathering with friends and family—turkey, roasts, gravy, buttery homemade desserts, sewage . . Sewage? Yes, unfortunately. For San Francisco Bay, the holiday season comes with a surge of pollution from sewage. A major reason is the cooking and cleanup of rich holiday meals....
Featured Stories: November 7, 2011
For San Francisco Bay, the rainy season brings a surge of pollution from sewage. The primary cause is heavy rains that fill storm drains and infiltrate leaky sewer pipes, causing spills and overflows of raw sewage. When sewer pipes are clogged by fat, oil and grease from local households, this...
Featured Stories: October 28, 2011
Pesticides are one of the primary contaminants to Bay Area creeks and are toxic to the aquatic life that forms the base of San Francisco Bay’s food web. Many pesticides are marketed to consumers as safe for the environment and public health, yet generation after generation are found to have caused...
Monthly Column: October 2, 2011
Three good bills to protect San Francisco Bay and California children made it out of the California Legislature this session and now await Governor Brown’s signature. AB1112, which Baykeeper sponsored to protect the Bay from future oil spills, needs a final push from you. Two others, AB 376 (to...
Featured Stories: July 8, 2011
From the July 2011 edition of Bay Crossings America’s 33-year wait for the FDA to publish rules on sunscreen labeling ended in June—just in time for the apparent end of the rainy season. The new rules go into effect next year and will provide clear guidance for the most part on sunscreen...
Monthly Column: July 2, 2011
America’s 33-year wait for the FDA to publish rules on sunscreen labeling ended in June—just in time for the apparent end of the rainy season. The new rules go into effect next year and will provide clear guidance for the most part on sunscreen manufacturers’ claims about effectiveness. Until...
Monthly Column: March 1, 2011
Shivery winter weather has been the daily forecast this season, with snowstorms in the East and even the occasional blustery winds and rains around the Bay Area. For many people, cold weather brings to mind warm comforts of hot cocoa, slow-cooked soups, fleece blankets and wishful thoughts of...
Blog Post: February 8, 2011
San Francisco Baykeeper recently received a call to our pollution hotline from a concerned resident who was biking in Redwood City. She noticed oil on the street next to several garbage collection locations and eventually spotted oil near almost every house's collection site throughout several...

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