BAYKEEPER IN THE NEWS
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Baykeeper in the News

The latest media coverage featuring Baykeeper's work defending the Bay and holding polluters accountable. For press inquiries, click here

5 Questions: Jon Rosenfield, Senior Scientist at Baykeeper

Maven's Notebook

After completing degrees from Cornell University, University of Michigan, and the University of New Mexico, Dr. Jon Rosenfield returned to the Bay Area in 2002, where he worked as a postdoctoral...

East Bay MUD to pay $816,000 penalty for releasing 16 million gallons of partially treated sewage into San Francisco Bay

Mercury News

The heavy storms that soaked the Bay Area last October ended fire season and brought hopes — dashed during dry winter months later — that the state’s drought might be ending. But while millions...

For These Black Bayview-Hunters Point Residents, Reparations Include Safeguarding Against Rising, Toxic Contamination

KQED

This story is part of KQED's series, "Sacrifice Zones: Bay Area Shoreline Communities Reimagining Their Homes in the Face of the Climate Emergency." The project looks at communities of color facing...

California vows to redouble climate efforts after Supreme Court’s EPA ruling

San Francisco Chronicle

The Supreme Court’s ruling Thursday that federal officials have no authority to limit greenhouse gas emissions from coal plants was a blow against national efforts to combat global warming. For...

California leaders denounce Supreme Court ruling limiting EPA authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions

CBS Bay Area

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the federal Environmental Protection Agency does not have broad authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants under the Clean Air Act,...

Clean water advocates defend Clean Water Act in SCOTUS brief

WaterWorld

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

A Rude Awakening -San Francisco Baykeeper & Author Donald Edward Davis

KPFA

On today’s show, I speak to author and independent scholar Donald Edward Davis on his latest publication American Chestnut Tree: An Environmental History. We’ll switch gears and talk to San...

Flow Deal: Peace Treaty or Trojan Horse?

Estuary News

Promising up to 825,000 acre-feet a year of new water to protect endangered fish and thousands of acres of habitat improvements, the Newsom administration and others hailed the March announcement of...

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...

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.

Rising Seas Could Bring Toxic Chemicals Flooding into San Francisco's Bayview Neighborhood

KQED

The first installment of Ezra David Romero's series "Sacrifice Zones." 

Deal resolves lawsuits over Bay Area coal exports, but future of Utah’s coal industry remains in doubt

The Salt Lake Tribune

Utah’s fight with a Bay Area city over coal exports was resolved last month with a federal judge’s signature on a settlement that halts coal shipments through Richmond, Calif. by the end of 2026....

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