Latest Baykeeper News and Information

E News: September 16, 2020
*/ */ */ Monthly Update for September 2020 In Trumpland, ponds aren’t water Justice is served at Point Buckler Volunteers are stepping up for a trash-free Bay! Protecting firefighters & the environment from PFAS Drone patrol over the East Bay A note to our supporters, allies,...
Blog Post: September 9, 2020
Maybe I’m singing the blues, but I’ll venture to guess we’re all experiencing a pretty unusual September, with pandemic shut downs still in effect and smoky air keeping us indoors. Typically, this is a month of fresh beginnings, the summer ending with the new school year and crisper nighttime...
Blog Post: September 3, 2020
Richmond’s Point Molate has been called "the crown jewel" of the East Bay shoreline, and is home to many rare plants and wildlife, as well as sites sacred to the Bay's indigenous people. Point Molate also sits under the shadow of one of the region’s biggest polluters, the Chevron oil refinery—and...
BK In The News: September 3, 2020
A Justice Department lawyer urged a federal judge Thursday to uphold the Trump administration’s finding that vast salt ponds slated for redevelopment along the San Francisco Bay are not protected “waters of the United States.”.. Other plaintiffs in the lawsuit include San Francisco Baykeeper,...
Blog Post: September 1, 2020
California Coastal Cleanup Day is the state's largest effort to remove trash on beaches and shorelines, bringing out tens of thousands of volunteers every year. Because of COVID-19, this year's cleanups will be different. Volunteers around the state will be organizing their own household cleanups...
Press Release: September 1, 2020
REDWOOD CITY, California, September 1, 2020: Neighborhood groups, conservation, wildlife, and climate sustainability organizations, and even a public agency, joined forces today to issue an urgent and united call for Redwood City to include specific, actionable steps in their 2030 Climate Action...
BK In The News: August 31, 2020
... The section of the estuary where the spill took place, the Oakland Inner Harbor, is already on a Clean Water Act watch list because it's contaminated with bacteria from human waste, notes Sejal Choksi-Chugh, executive director of San Francisco Baykeeper.
BK In The News: August 27, 2020
A federal judge on Thursday advanced three lawsuits claiming a Bay Area city’s ban on the handling and storage of coal and petroleum coke is based on faulty science, preempted by federal laws and interferes with foreign and interstate commerce... The judge also granted a motion by two environmental...
BK In The News: August 26, 2020
For 16 years, the Top 100 Tasting in San Francisco has brought together winemakers, importers, distributors, retailers, restaurateurs and wine-savvy consumers for a night of exceptional wine, food and celebration... As in the past, the event will also support NY/NJ Baykeeper and San Francisco...
E News: August 21, 2020
Monthly Update for August 2020 50,000 gallons of raw sewage Speaking up for a jewel of the East Bay Help us reach 50 trash cleanups for the Bay Being a good Bay neighbor Victory against Brentwood oil drilling #beautifulSFBay—from above! A note to our supporters, allies, and...

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