Baykeeper Updates Related to Bay Friendly

Featured Stories: November 1, 2019
When you think of the holidays, Bay contamination probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But every year, celebratory meals worsen sewage pollution in San Francisco Bay. Holiday cooking tends to generate a lot of fatty waste, in the form of leftover cooking oils and greasy pans. When...
Blog Post: November 10, 2018
When you think of the holidays, Bay contamination probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But every year, celebratory meals worsen sewage pollution in San Francisco Bay. Holiday cooking tends to generate a lot of fatty waste, like meat drippings, grease, and buttery gravies. When dumped...
BK In The News: January 30, 2017
Sausalito’s Galilee Harbor will be around for at least another two decades... “In 2007, Galilee’s members proactively mobilized and successfully protected the Mono Street Marsh from the Cosco Busan oil spill by deploying boom materials to keep oil away from the marsh’s vegetation,” read a letter of...
Featured Stories: May 1, 2015
Last year, Baykeeper celebrated 25 years of effective action to protect San Francisco Bay from pollution. As we launch our 26th year, we’re moving toward our vision of a Bay where recreation is safe, the ecosystem is healthy, and wildlife thrives. Over the coming quarter-century, Baykeeper will...
Featured Stories: April 9, 2014
As the warm-weather recreation season continues, Baykeeper presents tips to protect both your health and the health of San Francisco Bay. When You’re Along or On the Bay Use mineral sunscreens, but avoid nanoparticles. Most chemical sunscreens contain dangerous compounds like oxybenzone and retinol...
Featured Stories: April 12, 2013
Earth Day is April 22. On Earth Day, and every day of the year, here are simple actions you can take from your home and in your community to help protect San Francisco Bay from pollution. IN YOUR HOME Don't pour fats, oils, and grease down the drain. When leftover oil and grease are rinsed down the...
Monthly Column: December 3, 2012
The rainy season brings a surge of pollution to San Francisco Bay. Test your knowledge about how you can help protect the Bay from one serious wintertime pollution problem—sewage spills. 1. Sewage is more likely to get spilled into San Francisco Bay during: A. The holidays B. Windy weather C. Low...
BK In The News: May 24, 2012
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.  
BK In The News: May 24, 2012
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.
BK In The News: May 24, 2012
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.    

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