Baykeeper Updates Related to Bay Friendly

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.
Blog Post: May 10, 2012
Our new 30-second video spot showcases Baykeeper’s work to protect San Francisco Bay from pollution and takes an inspiring look at the Bay. Baykeeper thanks the outstanding team who created the video: composer Alan Ferber, videographer David McGuire and editor Colin Patton.
Featured Stories: January 6, 2012
Thank you for your support of a healthy San Francisco Bay. With the help of our committed members, Baykeeper is making the Bay safer for clapper rails and harbor porpoises, healthy swimmers and thriving surfers, kiters and boaters.  And in 2012, Baykeeper will confront some of San Francisco Bay’s...
Monthly Column: December 2, 2011
Ah, the holidays. Gathering with friends and family—turkey, roasts, gravy, buttery homemade desserts, sewage . . Sewage? Yes, unfortunately. For San Francisco Bay, the holiday season comes with a surge of pollution from sewage. A major reason is the cooking and cleanup of rich holiday meals....
Press Release: November 30, 2011
San Francisco Bay Area, CA –The holiday season can bring a surge of sewage pollution to San Francisco Bay. A major reason is the cooking and cleanup of rich holiday meals. Cooking rich foods like turkey and gravy creates fats, oil and grease which gets washed down the drain during cleanup of pots,...
Featured Stories: November 7, 2011
For San Francisco Bay, the rainy season brings a surge of pollution from sewage. The primary cause is heavy rains that fill storm drains and infiltrate leaky sewer pipes, causing spills and overflows of raw sewage. When sewer pipes are clogged by fat, oil and grease from local households, this...
Featured Stories: October 28, 2011
Pesticides are one of the primary contaminants to Bay Area creeks and are toxic to the aquatic life that forms the base of San Francisco Bay’s food web. Many pesticides are marketed to consumers as safe for the environment and public health, yet generation after generation are found to have caused...
Monthly Column: October 2, 2011
Three good bills to protect San Francisco Bay and California children made it out of the California Legislature this session and now await Governor Brown’s signature. AB1112, which Baykeeper sponsored to protect the Bay from future oil spills, needs a final push from you. Two others, AB 376 (to...
Featured Stories: July 8, 2011
From the July 2011 edition of Bay Crossings America’s 33-year wait for the FDA to publish rules on sunscreen labeling ended in June—just in time for the apparent end of the rainy season. The new rules go into effect next year and will provide clear guidance for the most part on sunscreen...

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