Baykeeper In The News

Articles and other news featuring Baykeeper's role in protecting the Bay
San Jose Mercury News | September 18, 2012 | Contaminants
Bay Area residents have had options for getting rid of old pills piling up in their medicine cabinets. But the "No Drugs Down the Drain" campaign launched Monday wants to make sure consumers take their leftover pharmaceuticals to local law enforcement agencies, pharmacies, hospitals and other designated drop-off sites.
Richmond Confidential | September 5, 2012 | Toxic Pollutants
About 125 tons of toxic debris cluttering the shoreline between Point Molate and Point San Pablo will be removed this fall by the San Francisco marine watchdog Baykeeper. With the help of volunteers and some heavy machinery, the nonprofit group plans to clean up trash and take out hundreds of pilings soaked with creosote, a wood preservative and...
NerdWallet | July 23, 2012 | About Baykeeper
NerdWallet, a personal finance advisor site, picks their top four environmental nonprofits serving the Bay Area, including San Francisco Baykeeper.
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.
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.  
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.    
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.