Baykeeper In The News

Articles and other news featuring Baykeeper's role in protecting the Bay
East Bay Express | July 11, 2012 | Sea Level Rise
San Francisco Bay is surrounded by hazardous waste that will leach into groundwater and the bay itself when sea levels rise.
East Bay Express | June 1, 2012 | Bay Recreation
A report released last week by Heal the Bay, a Santa Monica environmental group, revealed that while water quality at Bay Area beaches is generally high, it varies widely — and predictably — between bay and ocean beaches.
Palo Alto Daily News | May 30, 2012 | Wetland Protection
In a move that could allow it to elude some environmental regulations, DMB Pacific Ventures on Wednesday asked two federal agencies to declare whether they have any say over what happens to the Cargill salt flats in Redwood City it wants to develop.
KCBS | May 24, 2012 | Bay Friendly
Bacteria levels at beaches all over the Bay Area have improved dramatically since last year, so beach goers can enjoy the shore without worry this summer, environmentalists said Thursday.
KGO-TV | May 24, 2012 | Bay Friendly
Stay out of the bay in San Mateo County -- that's the message from an environmental group that keeps an eye on local water contamination.    
KTVU | May 24, 2012 | Bay Friendly
The Bay Area's beaches got a mostly clean bill of health in a report released Thursday by an environmental group that monitors water quality at beaches along the West Coast, although bayside beaches scored less well.  
Mercury News | May 21, 2012 | Oil Spills
Capt. John Cota, who was blamed for causing the San Francisco Bay's worst oil spill in two decades when he crashed a cargo ship into the Bay Bridge in 2007 and dumped 53,000 gallons of bunker fuel into the water, is quietly trying to regain his mariner's license so he can sail in the bay again.
KGO-TV | February 14, 2012 | Oil Spills
It was one of the worst ecological disasters in San Francisco Bay history. The Cosco Busan hit the Bay Bridge, sending 53,000 gallons of thick oil into the water. Now, for the first time, the I-Team lets you listen in as it unfolds, in an investigation you'll see Only On 7.
KTVU | February 9, 2012 | Sea Level Rise
KTVU reports on the impact of rising sea levels on Bay Area communities in coming decades.
Mercury News | January 24, 2012 | Sick of Sewage
Every year, winter rains like the recent storms that have soaked the Bay Area help fill reservoirs and perk up lawns. But they also carry an ugly downside, causing aging sewage systems to back up, overflow and malfunction, endangering human health and polluting San Francisco Bay... But with little fanfare, a small nonprofit group is steadily...