Baykeeper Updates Related to Bay-Safe Industry

Blog Post: September 30, 2016
In Baykeeper’s latest victory to clean up toxic industrial pollution, Pinole Rodeo Auto Wreckers has agreed to prevent contaminated rainwater from running off its site into San Francisco Bay. Baykeeper sued the company under the Clean Water Act after the company’s own reports showed that during...
BK In The News: August 4, 2016
OAKLAND – The nonprofit San Francisco Baykeeper is seeking declaratory judgment and injunctive relief against an Oakland recycling facility, Asphalt Shingle Recyclers LLC, alleging it is unlawfully discharging polluted stormwater into East Creek Slough.        
Blog Post: July 11, 2016
Eco Box Recycling, a debris removal and recycling facility in San Jose, recently agreed to keep contaminated rainwater from running off its site and into Coyote Creek, a tributary of San Francisco Bay. Baykeeper learned about pollution from Eco Box via a tip we received to our Pollution Hotline. We...
Blog Post: June 9, 2016
The City of Berkeley Transfer Station and Recycling Center recently agreed to keep contaminated rainwater from running off its site and into storm drains that empty into San Francisco Bay. Facilities like the City of Berkeley Transfer Station and Recycling Center are critical to reducing waste in...
Monthly Column: June 1, 2016
From the deck of Baykeeper’s 24-foot patrol boat on San Francisco Bay, we saw large black piles of petroleum coke looming along the Richmond shoreline. One pile was much higher than a low wall that barely held it back from the Bay. Coke was accumulating near the top of the wall, ready to fall into...
BK In The News: May 19, 2016
The city of Berkeley this week agreed to a tentative settlement of a lawsuit by the environmental group San Francisco Baykeeper over alleged discharges of polluted stormwater into San Francisco Bay from the transfer station on lower Gilman Street.
BK In The News: April 25, 2016
San Francisco Baykeeper filed a federal suit to address violations of the federal Clean Water Act by the city of Berkeley and Community Conservation Centers, Inc. on Wednesday, alleging that the defendants are discharging polluted stormwater into the bay. According to the complaint, the polluted...
BK In The News: April 21, 2016
San Francisco Baykeeper has filed suit against the city of Berkeley in federal court, alleging discharge of polluted stormwater from the waste processing and transfer station on lower Gilman Street into San Francisco Bay, in violation of the federal Clean Water Act. "Stormwater runoff is one of the...
Blog Post: April 12, 2016
Baykeeper is keeping up the pressure to block Valero Energy Corporation’s plan to enlarge the train yard at its Benicia refinery. In February, the Benicia Planning Commission unanimously voted against Valero’s crude oil train project. Valero appealed to the Benicia City Council, which is holding...
Blog Post: April 8, 2016
CSL, a metal plating and coating company in Santa Clara, recently agreed to keep contaminated rainwater from running off of its site and into storm drains that eventually flow to San Francisco Bay. Baykeeper sued the company under the federal Clean Water Act because its storm water runoff contained...

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