Latest Baykeeper News and Information

E News: March 16, 2018
Monthly Update for March 2018...
Featured Stories: March 15, 2018
Baykeeper’s Bay-Safe Industry Campaign is making rapid progress. We launched the campaign in 2012, and have so far secured legally-binding agreements requiring 44 industrial facilities to implement controls to keep toxic pollution from contaminating San Francisco Bay. These 44 victories include...
Blog Post: March 14, 2018
Baykeeper recently secured a new legal victory to stop the Newby Island landfill facility in Milpitas from releasing polluted runoff into tributaries of San Francisco Bay. The Newby Island Resource Recovery Park is a landfill, compost, and material recovery facility located near the Bay shoreline....
Blog Post: March 13, 2018
In our ongoing advocacy to protect the Bay’s endangered wildlife, Baykeeper recently told regulators that a newly proposed location for shoreline habitat isn’t protective enough to support the species being displaced by development. Regulators and the project developer are proposing a site in the...
BK In The News: March 11, 2018
Regarding “Anchored in the bay and not going away” (Page 1, March 3): It’s disappointing that this vessel has been illegally moored for months in San Francisco’s iconic swimming cove, flouting the law and discharging human waste that endangers people and wildlife... The Coast Guard recently...
Monthly Column: March 1, 2018
If you discover a sewage spill in Oakland—or have reported a spill in the past to Oakland city officials—please report it to Baykeeper. Sewage spilled into city streets generally ends up in San Francisco Bay. Spilled sewage is sometimes inappropriately washed down a nearby storm drain, or the...
Blog Post: February 16, 2018
In response to public pressure, Governor Brown's office recently proposed adjusting the Delta Tunnels project to include only a single tunnel in its initial phase. But the one-tunnel plan would still potentially remove large amounts of water from the Bay and Delta ecosystem. Baykeeper and our...
Featured Stories: February 16, 2018
Baykeeper is working to prevent a dangerous new threat to San Francisco Bay—a tar sands oil spill. If spilled in the Bay, heavy tar sands oil would likely sink to the Bay’s bottom, making it virtually impossible to remove and causing irreparable harm to the ecosystem. Despite this threat, companies...
E News: February 14, 2018
Ocean Beach & sand mining, Oakland sewage spill reporting, the new Delta Tunnels plan, and more Monthly Update for February 2018 The toadfish Sinatra of San Francisco Bay Sewage spill in Oakland? Contact Baykeeper The Delta Tunnels plans change—but still pose a threat The case for Bay...
Blog Post: February 12, 2018
If you encounter a sewage spill in Oakland—or have reported a spill to city officials in the past—please report it to Baykeeper. Recent news investigations found that Oakland officials failed to report spills of hundreds of thousands of gallons of sewage and may have falsified data. Baykeeper and...

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