Latest Baykeeper News and Information

BK In The News: November 27, 2019
It seems the Bohemian's coverage of the excessive levels of bacteria in the Petaluma River Watershed made some waves... In short, Baykeeper argues that, although the SF Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board calls its plan a TMDL, the current plan does not meet the requirements needed to use that...
Blog Post: November 26, 2019
In 1975, scientists found that the Petaluma River was so heavily contaminated with E. Coli and other bacteria that it was unsafe to have any contact with the water. The presumed sources of the bacteria included animal and human waste running off of ranches, stables, farmland, and out of broken...
BK In The News: November 26, 2019
Holiday party season kicks into high gear this month, with plenty of winter seasonals on store shelves, just waiting to be put to use as a hostess gift ... Anchor Brewing’s Baykeeper IPA is back! Originally released in a limited run last February, this collaboration brew was made with nonprofit...
Press Release: November 19, 2019
San Francisco, CA (November 19, 2019) – Anchor Brewing Company and local nonprofit San Francisco Baykeeper announce their limited-edition collaboration brew, Baykeeper IPA, in cans for the very first time. A San Francisco-style IPA, Baykeeper IPA is a crisp and refreshing, yet high ABV brew that...
BK In The News: November 19, 2019
Here's the latest in SF food and libation news... Earlier this year, Anchor Brewing Company collaborated with local nonprofit Baykeeper (located at 1736 Franklin St. in Oakland) to make a limited-edition collaboration brew, Baykeeper IPA. Today, the local brewery is bringing it back in cans for...
Blog Post: November 14, 2019
Baykeeper Field Investigator Cole Burchiel recently patrolled the area around Hanson Aggregates—a company we've repeatedly challenged in court for taking excessive sand from the Bay's floor. The large amount of Bay sand that they mine every year contributes to shoreline erosion and habitat loss...
E News: November 13, 2019
Plus, how microplastics pollution gets into the Bay, a new opportunity to take action in Richmond, a message for holiday cooks & more   Monthly Update for November 2019 Trump admin approves extinction plan for California fish Tiny plastics, big pollution Take action for the Bay in...
BK In The News: November 13, 2019
Saying Oakland’s air quality is at risk, lawyers for the city and environmental groups urged a federal appeals court Tuesday to stop a developer from storing coal... Oakland’s contract with Tagami “assigns the role of fact-finder to the city,” said Colin O’Brien, lawyer for the Sierra Club and San...
BK In The News: November 13, 2019
The export war between Western coal-producing states that want their coal to reach new markets and Pacific Coast states that don't want the pollution or climate consequences of shipping it ..."Coal is a toxic fossil fuel that harms wildlife and people, and burning coal continues to...
BK In The News: November 13, 2019
At a meeting Wednesday, a state water board added San Antonio Creek to its list of 'impaired' water bodies... In a letter to the water board, staff from San Francisco Baykeeper, an environmental nonprofit, stated that the board’s proposal “broadly represents a status quo approach with little to no...

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