STRENGTHENING LAWS
Photo: Robert McKinney
STRENGTHENING LAWS
STRENGTHENING LAWS
Photo: Peter Thoeny
STRENGTHENING LAWS

Strengthening Laws

Baykeeper strengthens laws and policies to defend the Bay

The laws and policies that protect San Francisco Bay aren’t strong enough. Powerful polluters lobby to weaken regulations — and government agencies often don’t have the resources or political will to enforce existing laws.

Baykeeper uses scientific and legal expertise to stand up against dirty polluters that try to exploit and weaken critical safeguards. We advocate for government agencies to adopt stronger, enforceable policies that will create real protections for the Bay.

UPDATES
Ancient Underwater Mountains in the Bay

For millennia, the body of water we now call San Francisco Bay was brimming with oysters—so many that their discarded shells formed little mountains and ridges below the surface. Then things...

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Clean Water Advocates File SCOTUS Brief To Defend Clean Water Act Protection For Waters Of Significant National Importance

Markets Herald

Waterkeeper Alliance, San Francisco Baykeeper, Bayou City Waterkeeper, and 47 additional Waterkeeper groups from across the country filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme...

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Environmentalists, Lawmakers Stand Behind EPA on Sackett Case Before Supreme Court

Progressive Farmer

LINCOLN, NE—The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on Oct. 3 in a Clean Water Act case that could have a broad effect on which waters are considered jurisdictional.

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