Since 1989, Baykeeper has advocated for the health of San Francisco Bay. We use science and clean water laws to improve habitats and communities reliant on a thriving Bay ecosystem.

Oil Spills
Sep 16, 2014
Baykeeper and more than 150 of our supporters recently stood up for San Francisco Bay and against Valero Energy Corporation’s plan to enlarge the rail yard at its Benicia oil refinery. If Valero gets its way, long trains of tank cars...
25th Anniversary
Sep 15, 2014
In 2002, Baykeeper compelled Dow Chemical’s Pittsburg plant to keep dangerous toxic chemicals from contaminating Suisun Bay, an inlet of San Francisco Bay. Dow’s pollution included a long list of chemicals that cause cancer and...
Bay-Safe Industry
Aug 26, 2014
Pacific Rim Recycling in Benicia recently agreed to install controls to keep the recycling facility’s toxic runoff from polluting San Francisco Bay. Baykeeper brought suit under the Clean Water Act based on Pacific Rim’s reports of tests...
Water Resources
Aug 11, 2014
The 35-mile tunnels proposed to carry freshwater from the northern end of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to pumps on the southern end would harm San Francisco Bay. Baykeeper recently took action against the controversial $25-billion...

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San Francisco Chronicle
September 18, 2014
Marin Independent Journal
September 14, 2014
The Potrero View
September 11, 2014
San Francisco Bay Guardian
September 4, 2014