Latest Baykeeper News and Information

Blog Post: August 7, 2012
Are you interested in getting out in the field for a healthy Bay? Baykeeper seeks Volunteer Pollution Investigators to help us find out which industrial facilities are polluting San Francisco Bay. We’re looking for volunteers who can work up to ten hours this fall and winter. Baykeeper will...
Blog Post: August 2, 2012
Bay Area cities are taking steps toward keeping trash, toxic chemicals and pesticides from washing into San Francisco Bay during the rainy season. However, Baykeeper is concerned that cities are not making enough progress to meet some of their targets for reducing their storm water pollution....
Blog Post: August 1, 2012
With help from volunteers, Baykeeper will soon begin a new project to remove up to 125 tons of toxic debris polluting the San Francisco Bay shoreline and waters around Point Molate in Richmond. The debris includes hundreds of pilings contaminated with creosote, a cancer-causing wood preservative...
Monthly Column: August 1, 2012
The America’s Cup races give us thrilling views of the world’s fastest sailboats—and a great opportunity to put into practice our commitment to a healthy, thriving San Francisco Bay. One legacy of the America’s Cup will be less polluted storm water in the Bay. As San Francisco piers are retrofitted...
Blog Post: July 23, 2012
On Wednesday, state and federal officials will announce a new deal to build peripheral tunnels to channel water diversions from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Unfortunately, the plan calls for moving forward with the tunnels before cementing how the system will be used to meet the competing...
BK In The News: July 23, 2012
NerdWallet, a personal finance advisor site, picks their top four environmental nonprofits serving the Bay Area, including San Francisco Baykeeper.
Featured Stories: July 17, 2012
With San Francisco Bay’s warm weather recreation season in full swing, let’s hear from those who love to play on and in the Bay.   Ben Patton, kiteboarder and Baykeeper Board Member: "Kiteboarding has a kind of freedom to it. It’s like sailing, but even closer to the water. When I’m out on the Bay...
E News: July 17, 2012
*/ Monthly Update for July 2012 Governor Brown Acts to Reduce Flame Retardant Pollution Progress Toward a Sewage-Free Bay Protecting the Bay as We Repaint the Baykeeper Boat Summertime Play on the Bay Kite for the Bay on August 4 Swim For The Bay on September 30 Share this...
Blog Post: July 16, 2012
When you see the Baykeeper boat out patrolling the Bay, it’s thanks in large part to our volunteer Head Skipper, Geoff Potter. Not only is Geoff often at the helm, he also handles all of the boat’s engine and hull maintenance and repairs. In addition, he selects and trains Baykeeper’s roster of...
BK In The News: July 11, 2012
San Francisco Bay is surrounded by hazardous waste that will leach into groundwater and the bay itself when sea levels rise.

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