Baykeeper Updates Related to Science

Blog Post: September 16, 2015
The Pulse of the Bay report, just published by the San Francisco Estuary Institute, summarizes the present state of Bay water quality and looks ahead to the possible condition of the Bay 50 years from now. The report documents the levels of pollutants found in the Bay, and examines whether the Bay’...
Blog Post: November 2, 2012
Some noteworthy research findings about water quality in San Francisco Bay have recently been released in an annual publication by local scientists and regulators. Here are some highlights: Perfluorinated chemicals, which are used to make non-stick cookware such as Teflon and in stain-resistant...
Blog Post: December 14, 2010
With the arrival of the rainy season, the Baykeeper staff has been busy collecting samples of storm water to test for pollution. And we need volunteers who can help! During the rainy season, pollutants from streets, homes, parking lots, commercial centers and industrial sites all get washed into...