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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: October 10, 2014
In a critical win for stopping toxic industrial pollution in San Francisco Bay, Baykeeper has secured an agreement with the Levin-Richmond Terminal Corporation to install an excellent set of controls to protect the Bay from toxic runoff.    Levin-Richmond is a major shipping terminal that handles...
Featured Stories: October 10, 2014
Baykeeper recommends a No vote on Proposition 1, the Water Bond on the statewide November ballot. Officially titled the Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014, Prop 1 is a $7.545 billion general obligation bond measure. Many environmental leaders and legislators put...
E News: October 9, 2014
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Blog Post: October 8, 2014
Poseidon Vineyard has just released a 2013 Rosé for the Bay in honor of San Francisco Baykeeper. 100% of the winery proceeds will be donated to support Baykeeper’s work for a healthy San Francisco Bay. Peter Molnar, vintner of Rosé for the Bay, is a member of Baykeeper’s Board of Directors and a...
Press Release: October 8, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — The Board of Supervisors yesterday passed a resolution supporting and encouraging the Department of the Environment and the Port of San Francisco in developing a policy to bar the transportation and export of hazardous fossil fuel materials in San Francisco. Supervisors Malia...
Blog Post: October 6, 2014
Baykeeper recently joined with Waterkeeper organizations across the country to urge federal regulators to tighten lax regulations on crude oil shipped by rail. The amount of crude oil shipped by rail in the US has skyrocketed in recent years due to the increase of oil production in North Dakota and...
Blog Post: October 6, 2014
Ten years ago, San Francisco Baykeeper won a major victory for protecting California waterways from pesticides, when we secured the first regulations on agricultural pesticides in the nation. This year Baykeeper is celebrating 25 years of work to defend the Bay from pollution, and looking back at...
Blog Post: October 6, 2014
On Saturday, September 20, as swimmers in the annual Dolphin Club Alcatraz Swim were heading into San Francisco’s Aquatic Park, an oil slick drifted across their path. Several swimmers were oiled and a historic rowing boat was left with a “bathtub ring” of oil. So were all of the historic boats at...

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