Baykeeper Updates Related to America's Cup

Blog Post: July 8, 2013
Super-fast sailboats are racing through San Francisco Bay this month and during August, leading up to the America’s Cup championship races in September. If you’ll be watching the America’s Cup from a boat or from shore, check out Baykeeper’s tips for protecting the Bay as you enjoy the sailboats...
Featured Stories: August 23, 2012
The 34th America’s Cup races give us thrilling views of the world’s fastest sailboats—and a great opportunity to put into practice our commitment to a healthy, thriving San Francisco Bay. One legacy of the America’s Cup will be less polluted storm water in the Bay. As San Francisco piers are...
Monthly Column: August 1, 2012
The America’s Cup races give us thrilling views of the world’s fastest sailboats—and a great opportunity to put into practice our commitment to a healthy, thriving San Francisco Bay. One legacy of the America’s Cup will be less polluted storm water in the Bay. As San Francisco piers are retrofitted...
Blog Post: January 30, 2012
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors certified the America’s Cup environmental impact report last week, and in a victory for Bay swimmers, a giant floating JumboTron TV screen won’t be placed in San Francisco’s Aquatic Park swimming area during the sailing races. At the hearing, members of the...
Blog Post: December 15, 2011
Based largely on Baykeeper's advocacy, the Regional Water Quality Control Board today submitted a letter to the Port of San Francisco and the America's Cup Event Authority, indicating that storm water must in fact be managed consistent with the San Francisco Stormwater Ordinance and Clean Water Act...
BK In The News: December 14, 2011
Groups that have raised environmental concerns about the America’s Cup said Wednesday that they intend to slow down the development approval process if the Planning Commission will not do so.
Blog Post: December 5, 2011
Plans for the upcoming America’s Cup boat races have improved, but the jury’s still out on whether San Francisco’s shoreline and Bay ecosystem will receive all the protections they need. After the America’s Cup Final Environmental Impact Report was released last week, Baykeeper and our partners on...
Press Release: December 5, 2011
San Francisco  –  The Environmental Council – a coalition of more than thirty Bay Area organizations – is now reviewing the final America’s Cup Final Environmental Impact Report, released today by the City of San Francisco. While concerns remain that the project may fall short of preventing harm to...
BK In The News: December 2, 2011
New measures for improving air quality during the America’s Cup have some skeptical conservation organizations warming up to the event.
Blog Post: November 7, 2011
Last week, the Bay Conservation and Development Commission began the process of modifying an existing plan to protect open water basins along San Francisco's waterfront, in order to allow docking of boats during upcoming America's Cup races. Baykeeper and other environmental allies, along with...

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