Baykeeper In The News

Articles and other news featuring Baykeeper's role in protecting the Bay
The Washington Post | May 24, 2019 | Legal Action
... — “Delay means death for these creatures”: The Center for Biological Diversity and San Francisco Baykeeper have filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration alleging it has violated the Endangered Species Act by failing to protect eight highly imperiled species. “The Endangered Species Act is incredibly effective, but the Trump...
The Hill | May 23, 2019 | Legal Action
Two environmental groups have sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to demand that the federal government recognize several species native to the U.S. as endangered. The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) and San Francisco Baykeeper sued the Trump administration to force the addition of the longfin smelt, the Sierra Nevada red fox and six...
Courthouse News | May 23, 2019 | Legal Action
The Trump administration failed to give Endangered Species Act protections to the longfin smelt, the eastern gopher tortoise and six other highly vulnerable species... the Trump administration has been delaying protections for “critically imperiled” plants and animals according to the lawsuit filed by Center for Biological Diversity and San...
East Bay Times | May 15, 2019 | Freshwater flows
By SEJAL CHOKSI CHUGH As the dust settles from the whirlwind transition of the California governor’s office, it’s a relief to see that the new statehouse has squashed the massive Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta tunnels water project. Conservation, fishing, and community groups welcomed the Newsom administration’s May 2 announcement that it will...
KQED | May 3, 2019 | Toxic Pollutants
For the third time in the last five years, Phillips 66 plans to pay to settle accusations that its Rodeo refinery released chlorine into San Pablo Bay... "These chlorine discharges are very serious for fish and other aquatic life in the area," said Erica Maharg, managing attorney at San Francisco Baykeeper. "We don't want polluting and paying a...
Forbes | April 30, 2019 | Events
... Anchor Brewing Company’s roots date back to the California Gold Rush, making it one of America’s oldest breweries, and its Anchor Steam beer has been a San Francisco icon since 1896. Earlier this year, the legendary brewery released Baykeeper IPA, a bright and citrusy IPA made in collaboration with local nonprofit San Francisco Baykeeper, the...
The E'ville Eye | April 26, 2019 | Vessel Pollution
The eviction notices came during the night, left in mailboxes, and tied to boats in plastic bags. For many at the Emeryville Marina, the wave of evictions were a surprise... Baykeeper, an organization that helps monitor the Bay’s ecosystem, has documented evidence of boaters polluting the Bay with sewage from their vessels. The chances of this...
San Francisco Examiner | April 14, 2019 | Water Resources
The Trump administration’s proposal to strip waterways around the country of Clean Water Act protections would be devastating to the Bay Area, putting more than 40 percent of our local streams at risk. Half of California’s surface water falls as rain or snow, forming streams, creeks, and marshes that flow with the seasons. These “ephemeral” and...
The Mercury News | April 14, 2019 | Water Resources
The Trump administration’s proposal to strip waterways around the country of Clean Water Act protections would be devastating to the Bay Area, putting more than 40 percent of local stream miles at risk. Half of California’s surface water falls as rain or snow, forming streams, creeks and marshes that flow with the seasons. These “ephemeral” and...
KQED Radio | April 12, 2019 | Fish and Marine Life
Ben Eichenberg, staff attorney with San Francisco Baykeeper, points to a bend in Codornices Creek near his home where he saw foam and dead fish floating in the water, just a few blocks downstream from where firefighting chemicals flowed into a storm drain and into the creek... The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has identified the...

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