Monthly Column: November 2, 2008
On November 7, 2007, the Cosco Busan container ship collided with the Bay Bridge, spilling more than 50,000 gallons from the ship’s enormous fuel tanks and causing San Francisco Bay’s largest vessel-related oil spill in over a decade. The failure by response agencies to accurately evaluate...
E News: October 30, 2008
One Year After the Oil Spill: What Has Changed?
Photo by Ingrid Taylar, www.flickr.com
Commonwealth Club Forum: Is the Bay Better Protected From Future Oil Spills? Tomorrow, Friday, November 7 11:30 am registration, 12:00 program...
Monthly Column: October 2, 2008
Experiencing the San Francisco Bay’s amazing array of wildlife is one of the many pleasures of living in the Bay Area. Countless creatures call the Bay home, and millions of birds stop over during their annual migration. The San Francisco Bay is an important staging area along the Pacific...
E News: October 1, 2008
Seven Oil Spill Bills Signed Into Law
Governor Schwarzenegger signed into law seven bills improving oil spill prevention, preparation and response measures, including a bill sponsored by Baykeeper that will enable communities to protect local shorelines from the spread of oil. Baykeeper...
E News: September 16, 2008
Upcoming Baykeeper Events
September 20: Volunteers Needed for Coastal Cleanup Day
Baykeeper needs your help to clean up the Bay this weekend! Saturday is California Coastal Cleanup Day, when thousands of volunteers come together to pick up trash from our bays, beaches, rivers and creeks. Baykeeper...
E News: September 4, 2008
Take Action to Protect the Bay
Baykeeper needs your help!
Act Now: Tell the Governor to Keep Sewage Out of the Bay
Last week, the California Legislature passed Baykeeper’s sewage prevention bill, AB 2986. If the Governor signs this bill into law, it will hold sewage operators accountable for...
Monthly Column: September 1, 2008
Cruise through Richardson Bay, the Oakland Estuary or the sloughs near Redwood City, and you will see dozens of abandoned boats of all makes and sizes. The number of derelict boats is so extreme in the eastern reaches of the Bay that a recent Contra Costa County report indicated that the...
E News: August 21, 2008
Baykeeper is Stopping Sewage Spills to the Bay
Baykeeper is pressing forward in our campaign to end sewage contamination in the Bay. We’re standing up for your health and the health of the Bay. (And offering free concert tickets. Keep reading!)
Success in Burlingame
Baykeeper reached a successful...
Press Release: August 20, 2008
Frequent sewage spills in Burlingame will soon be reduced through a new agreement with San Francisco Baykeeper to make substantial improvements to sewage operations. The pollution watchdog group sued the City for Clean Water Act violations in February after investigations revealed that Burlingame...
E News: August 5, 2008
Baykeeper Victories to Protect Salmon and Habitat
Two recent rulings are helping protect the health of California's fish and waterways.
Saving California’s Salmon
A federal court has declared that water diversions in the Delta cannot continue to threaten the survival of California’s salmon...