Baykeeper In The News

Articles and other news featuring Baykeeper's role in protecting the Bay
Sierra Magazine | June 1, 2020 | Coal
The Sierra Club and San Francisco Baykeeper have moved to intervene as full parties in the lawsuits to defend the City of Richmond’s ordinance that phases out the storage and handling of coal and petroleum coke in the city...  The environmental legal organization Earthjustice is representing both the Sierra Club and SF Baykeeper in court.
Courthouse News | May 26, 2020 | Coal
The Ninth Circuit refused Tuesday to let the city of Oakland ban coal shipments from a new terminal... The city, which appealed Chhabria’s ruling along with the Sierra Club and San Francisco Baykeeper, argued that the judge should have deferred to their experts’ assessments about pollution and mitigation measures at the time the council made its...
Bay Nature | May 13, 2020 | Freshwater flows
The conflict over California water, often compared to a war, rather resembles a geological process. As along an earthquake fault, surface spasms come and go... “It abandons the state’s responsibility to protect endangered species,” said Jon Rosenfield of San Francisco Baykeeper.
Wine & Spirits | April 22, 2020 | About Baykeeper
As San Franciscans sheltered in place this past March, they were joined by an unusual number of gray whales, holing up in San Francisco Bay... Earth Day is also Ocean Day, and if you’re looking for a drink today, consider a Baykeeper IPA. It’s a collaboration between Anchor Brewing and San Francisco Baykeeper, raising funds for the group...
The Nation | April 21, 2020 | Fish and Marine Life
The San Francisco Bay’s rich ecosystem is collapsing—and the region’s liberal leaders bear part of the blame... “The fisheries for Chinook salmon, starry flounder, and other species are collapsing,” said Jon Rosenfield, a senior scientist at San Francisco Baykeeper, a water quality organization. The Bay Area, in other words, is grappling with a...
Forbes | April 17, 2020 | About Baykeeper
April 22, 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. And if ever there were a time to treat the planet with care and respect, it’s now. Doing so with a drink in hand? Even better... Anchor Brewing Baykeeper IPA: Baykeeper IPA is a collaboration between Anchor Brewing and San Francisco Baykeeper. The juicy 7% ABV beer sports fruit-forward hop...
Bay Nature | April 16, 2020 | Dredging
Drive east along Interstate 80, past the Phillips 66 refinery in Rodeo, and you can see that the Bay Area remains very much embedded in the fossil fuel economy. And if the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has its way, we may well be doubling down on that relationship... Additionally, according to Baykeeper Executive Director Sejal Choksi-Chugh, “...
NBC News | April 13, 2020 | Trash
Face masks and plastic gloves have become must-have items when people go out in public during the coronavirus pandemic, but after being used, some of that personal protective equipment is being dumped on the streets... “They do not degrade,” Sejal Choksi-Chugh, executive director of the nonprofit environmental group San Francisco Baykeeper, said...
Associated Press | March 31, 2020 | Freshwater flows
... “I think that the Newsom administration is employing some cold, political triangulation and their position here is that, ‘We don’t have to protect our endangered species, we don’t have to protect water quality in the delta or the San Francisco Bay estuary fisheries, we just have to be better than Trump,” said Jon Rosenfield, senior scientist...
KQED | March 30, 2020 | Sick of Sewage
Over the past two weeks, crews have pumped more than 1 million gallons of raw sewage from the Grand Princess cruise ship and dumped it in East Bay sanitary sewers for treatment... Sejal Choksi-Chugh, executive director of San Francisco Baykeeper, an environmental group that has several ongoing legal cases dealing with city sewage systems,...

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