Baykeeper Updates Related to Bay-Safe Industry

Blog Post: July 8, 2015
Central Concrete Supply, a concrete manufacturing plant in San Jose, recently agreed to keep contaminated rainwater from running off the facility and into storm drains that empty into San Francisco Bay or into Bay tributaries. Instead, the plant will re-use the water for its operations. Baykeeper...
Blog Post: June 4, 2015
In the 27th victory for Baykeeper’s Bay-Safe Industry Campaign, Marin Sanitary Service in San Rafael recently agreed to improve its site to protect San Francisco Bay from contaminated runoff. Baykeeper brought suit under the Clean Water Act based on the company’s reports of pollution in storm water...
Blog Post: April 23, 2015
McHugh Auto Wrecking in Concord recently agreed to make significant changes to its site in order to keep the auto dismantler’s toxic runoff from polluting San Francisco Bay. Baykeeper brought suit under the Clean Water Act based on McHugh Auto Wrecking’s self-reported sampling of storm water...
Blog Post: April 10, 2015
In the 25th victory for Baykeeper’s Bay-Safe Industry Campaign, Cole Brothers Auto Wrecking, an auto dismantling facility in Oakland, recently agreed to implement controls to protect San Francisco Bay from the company’s contaminated runoff.  Cole Brothers had been allowing rain to come into contact...
Blog Post: February 9, 2015
Baykeeper reached an agreement with B2 Auto Dismantler, an autowrecking facility in San Jose, to clean up the company’s contaminated runoff to San Francisco Bay. B2 Auto Dismantler had been allowing rain to wash heavy metals off the site and into storm drains that lead to Guadalupe River and Coyote...
Blog Post: December 10, 2014
In the 23rd victory for Baykeeper’s Bay-Safe Industry Campaign, Syar Industries Napa Quarry recently agreed to keep contaminated storm water from running off its facility into Arroyo Creek, which flows to the Napa River, and then to San Francisco Bay. The agreement came in response to Baykeeper’s...
BK In The News: November 3, 2014
Baykeeper recently won a critical victory in its campaign to keep toxic industrial runoff out of San Francisco Bay by securing an agreement from the Levin-Richmond Terminal Corporation to protect the Bay from dangerous contaminated runoff.
BK In The News: October 15, 2014
RICHMOND -- San Francisco Bay Keeper, an environmental group, reached an agreement last week with a storage company it sued two years ago for allegedly polluting San Francisco Bay. . . Levin-Richmond, a major shipping terminal for toxic chemicals, will invest $1.4 million to filter pollutants,...
BK In The News: October 15, 2014
San Francisco Baykeeper, an environmental group, reached an agreement on Friday with a storage company it sued two years ago for allegedly polluting San Francisco Bay. . . “This settlement is definitely going to result in less pollution entering the bay,” said Sejal Choksi-Chugh, Baykeeper’s...
Blog Post: August 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 of its runoff. The testing showed that the facility was...

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