Latest Baykeeper News and Information

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...
E News: August 12, 2014
*/ Welcome to San Francisco Baykeeper's August E-News.Having trouble viewing this email? Click here to see it online. Monthly Update for August 2014 East Bay Agencies Commit to Major Upgrades to Reduce Sewage Pollution in the Bay San Jose Metal Recycler Agrees to Protect the Bay from...
Blog Post: August 11, 2014
The 35-mile tunnels proposed to carry freshwater from the northern end of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to pumps on the southern end would harm San Francisco Bay. Baykeeper recently took action against the controversial $25-billion project by submitting comments opposing the Delta tunnels in the...
Blog Post: August 11, 2014
In 2000, Baykeeper and a coalition of neighborhood and environmental groups won crucial changes in the redevelopment of San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood. In a major win for San Francisco Bay and the Mission Bay neighborhood, the changes prevented annual overflows of 30 million gallons of...
Featured Stories: August 8, 2014
In the 20th victory for Baykeeper’s Bay-Safe Industry Campaign, Sims Metal Management in San Jose recently agreed to keep contaminated runoff from flowing into nearby storm drains that empty into the Guadalupe River, and then into San Francisco Bay. The agreement is the result of Baykeeper’s letter...
Featured Stories: August 8, 2014
Slender, blue-gray birds up to five feet tall, great blue herons (Ardea herodias) live all around San Francisco Bay. With half its height in its long legs, this majestic bird wades in the Bay’s shallow tidal waters, often standing silent and unmoving. Then, with a sudden thrust of its sharp beak,...
Bay Crossings Column: August 5, 2014
Slender, blue-gray birds up to five feet tall, great blue herons (Ardea herodias) live all around San Francisco Bay. With half its height in its long legs, this majestic bird wades in the Bay’s shallow tidal waters, often standing silent and unmoving. Then, with a sudden thrust of its sharp beak,...
BK In The News: August 1, 2014
Six East Bay cities and the East Bay Municipal Utility District have reached an agreement with San Francisco Baykeeper and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that calls for upgrading aging sewer pipes to help prevent sewage overflows and spills reaching San Francisco Bay.
Blog Post: July 28, 2014
Sewer agencies serving nine East Bay cities have agreed to major upgrades to keep hundreds of millions of gallons of raw and undertreated sewage from polluting San Francisco Bay. The improvements will ultimately end the current practice of releasing massive amounts of undertreated sewage from the...
E News: July 23, 2014
*/ Monthly Update for July 2014 Big Win Expands Oil Spill Protections for State Waters Baykeeper Files Court Appeal to Stop Excessive Sand Mining in the Bay Oakland Opposes Oil and Coal Train Shipments 25th Anniversary Flash from the Past—Stopping Refinery Pollution First-Ever Bay Parade...

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