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Baykeeper Media Center

Baykeeper's scientists, lawyers, and policy advocates can be reached anytime to speak about the threats to San Francisco Bay and how we hold polluters accountable.

Members of the media may also request to join a pollution patrol to see firsthand how Baykeeper works to defend the Bay.

Press Contact

Mark Westlund, Communications Director: 510-841-8329

Press Releases

Today, the SF Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board approved its Municipal Regional Stormwater Permit (Item #6 on agenda), which is supposed to reduce the trash, metals, and bacteria that Bay Area...

Dramatic Video of Swimmer at Daybreak on the Bay   What:  A six person relay team of open water swimmers will enter the Napa River from Poseidon Vineyard in Napa, and then emerge...

Oakland—The Superior Court of California, Alameda County, ruled yesterday that the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) must regulate toxic metal shredder waste from Schnitzer...

Benicia Fire Chief Josh Chadwick released a statement today on the preliminary findings of the investigation into the cause of the Benicia Port Fire.  Preliminary findings indicate that the...

Benicia, CA—A four alarm fire broke out at the Port of Benicia Saturday, April 9. San Francisco Baykeeper, which is currently taking legal action against the port and the Valero refinery over Clean...

Governor Newsom's administration announced today a new timeline and a new price tag for divvying up the state’s water supplies among major water districts that provide for industrial agriculture in...

In the News

Baykeeper's scientists, attorneys, and advocates are regularly featured as subject matter experts on San Francisco Bay pollution prevention, environmental justice, natural areas, endangered species, and more.  

San Francisco Examiner

Despite being surrounded by water, Bay Area residents are routinely told during dry years to take shorter showers, let lawns brown and slow the rush of water from their taps. But as climate change...

7x7

Get yourself over to Hog Island Oyster Co. in Marshall for a daytime rosé pairing by Obsidian Wine Co. Since the event will raise funds for San Francisco Baykeeper in support of clean water, it's a...

Bay Nature Magazine

The Bay Area is often associated with two things – the beauty of its natural landscape, and the skyrocketing costs of living in it. Of late those have been seen as being in tension. Should the ...

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