Baykeeper In The News

Articles and other news featuring Baykeeper's role in protecting the Bay
San Francisco Chronicle | February 13, 2019 | Urban Storm Water
If the California Department of Transportation fails to clean up the heaps of garbage on Bay Area roadways that often end up in San Francisco Bay, it will be hit with fines. . . As a result of a lawsuit by the nonprofit group Baykeeper, San Jose agreed to invest $100 million over the next decade to reduce sewage and trash pollution to the Bay. .
Richmond Confidential | February 1, 2019 | Sick of Sewage
On Tuesday, the Richmond City Council heard presentations on wastewater infrastructure and School Resource Officers—or SROs—among other items... The presentation comes on the back of a settled lawsuit by the environmental nonprofit San Francisco Baykeeper, who sued the city in 2006 for underfunding sewage infrastructure repair and polluting the...
The Mercury News | January 31, 2019 | Events
Around here, we call the coming month Febrewary. SF Beer Week, which runs Feb. 1-10 has turned what was once a slow month in the beer world into something we look forward to all year... Anchor Brewing’s limited-release Baykeeper IPA is a collaboration with the nonprofit Baykeeper, an organization that has spent the last 30 years defending the San...
KQED News | January 29, 2019 | Sick of Sewage
Sonoma County water officials, under order from the state to improve the capacity of their sewage system, say a valve malfunction and leaky pipes resulted in a string of spills this month... "A well-maintained system shouldn't have that kind of volume getting into the environment," said Sejal Choksi-Chugh, executive director of San Francisco...
East Bay Monthly | January 25, 2019 | Climate Change
The fight against climate change includes divesting and investing... Local environmental organizations are making it easier for supporters to fight climate change at home, nationally, and globally during their lifetimes, as well as leaving legacies to continue the work. At San Francisco Baykeeper, Executive Director Sejal Choksi-Chugh said the...
Mandatory | January 11, 2019 | Events
San Francisco’s Anchor Brewing Company is one of the most respected and beloved breweries in America... Launching this month, Baykeeper IPA was made in collaboration with local nonprofit San Francisco Baykeeper, an organization which has strived to help protect the bay area from pollution for the last three decades.
Anchor Brewing | January 8, 2019 | Events
San Francisco born and raised, Anchor is lucky to be surrounded by the San Francisco Bay, one of the world’s most impressive waterways and one of California’s most important ecosystems. That’s why we partnered with local nonprofit Baykeeper to create Baykeeper IPA, a bright and delicious IPA brew. Baykeeper, who has defended the Bay from pollution...
Vallejo Times Herald | January 6, 2019 | Toxic Pollutants
As we have unequivocally stated for more than three years, the Orcem/VMT project will have severe negative impacts on the local environment... The Sierra Club, along with our allies San Francisco Baykeeper, first commented on the possibility of coal shipments during the original circulation of the Draft Environmental Impact Report nearly four...
The Guardian | December 28, 2018 | Trash
It was a sight as common at Oakland’s Lake Merritt as the ducks paddling on the water or the seagulls fighting over scraps: a bright green motorized Lime scooter was submerged just feet off the murky shore... San Francisco Baykeeper, an environmental watchdog group, has recorded at least two scooters that have ended up in the San Francisco Bay...
KPIX CBS News | December 24, 2018 | Oil Spills
The Bay Area is one of the biggest oil refining hubs on the West Coast. Tanker traffic is always heavy and it’s on target to get heavier and potentially riskier... “That oil could end up sinking to the bottom of the bay,” said Sejal Chokski-Chugh, executive director of Baykeeper, a nonprofit watchdog group that monitors pollution in the bay.

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