Latest Baykeeper News and Information

BK In The News: April 14, 2017
The Associated Students of the California Maritime Academy and its undersigned affiliates (ASCMA) oppose the Orcem/VMT project proposal... After carefully reviewing the DEIR, ASCMA stands behind both the Sierra Club and San Francisco Baykeeper in strongly opposing this project, given their keen and...
Blog Post: April 13, 2017
On Friday, April 7, a barge carrying 4,000 gallons of diesel and 300 gallons of oil sank in San Francisco Bay and began leaking fuel. The barge, which is named “Vengeance” and owned by Vortex Marine Construction, Inc., was stationed near Yerba Buena Island for BART tube maintenance, and likely...
BK In The News: April 13, 2017
InMenlo contributing photographer Robb Most volunteers for Baykeeper, which has been advocating for the health of San Francisco Bay since 1989. The organization needed photos of fish, and Robb asked Pietro Parravano, who brings fish weekly to the Menlo Park Farmers Market, how he should go about...
BK In The News: April 11, 2017
Next Thursday, April 20, U.S. District Court Judge Vince Chhabria will hear the first arguments in the historic courtroom battle between the City of Oakland and local developer Phil Tagami who wants to build a major coal export facility on the West Oakland waterfront.  The City of Oakland, Sierra...
Monthly Column: April 4, 2017
This year, the Bay Area has been deluged with rain. After years of severe drought, we’re not complaining. However, the downpour came with side effects. Creeks, roads and neighborhoods flooded. Sewage overflows caused major spills in local communities. Billions of gallons of rainwater washed off...
Featured Stories: March 29, 2017
Monday, April 24, 5:30pm Moderated by Rose Aguilar, Radio Host, KALW Tickets $50-100. Reception Fare Provided. Hosted by Diane Livia, SFPUC Nancy Marvel, EPA Region 9, Retired Jovita Pajarillo, EPA Region 9, Retired Christina Swanson, Director, NRDC Science Center 5:30 to 8:30pm...
E News: March 17, 2017
Monthly Update for March 2017...
Blog Post: March 16, 2017
The federal administration’s attack on environmental protections continued this month with potential cuts to water quality programs in San Francisco Bay, plus a nationwide rollback of clean water safeguards. The administration’s proposed budget calls for a 31% cut in funding for the Environmental...
Blog Post: March 14, 2017
San Francisco Baykeeper helped craft newly proposed state legislation that would change dredged mud from a waste product to a resource for restoring the Bay’s dwindling wetlands. Building up wetlands provides vital protection against the impacts of climate change in San Francisco Bay, including...
BK In The News: March 13, 2017
By Jon Rosenfield and Ian Wren - Special to The Bee The San Francisco Bay Estuary is the jewel of California’s coast. Its waters and wetlands provide economic, recreational, ecological and spiritual benefits for millions of people. But federal protection of the Bay and other estuaries – and the...

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