Latest Baykeeper News and Information

Blog Post: August 16, 2011
Baykeeper is helping lead the Environmental Council, a coalition of more than thirty organizations, to ensure that the America's Cup leaves a positive environmental legacy for the Bay and our comunities. Along with the Dolphin Club and several coalition partners, Baykeeper voiced concerns at a...
Blog Post: August 15, 2011
While the nation’s attention was rapt by the debt ceiling showdown, the Congress was busy behind the scenes using the Appropriations process out of public view to eviscerate the Clean Water Act. In another instance of holding federal budgets hostage, Republicans have been quietly passing huge...
BK In The News: August 12, 2011
Environmentalists are concerned over the impact that the upcoming America's Cup race may have on the bay.
Press Release: August 10, 2011
San Francisco – Environmentalists and neighborhood groups plan to urge San Francisco Planning Commissioners at a public hearing on Thursday, August 11, to make improvements in the draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the 34th America’s Cup.  The Environmental Council – a coalition of more...
E News: August 9, 2011
Monthly Update for August 2011 Federal Legislation Threatens Clean Water Act Baykeeper Bill for Oil Spill Funding Headed to Final Vote Environmental Groups Push for a Green America's Cup Speak up for Sharks Swim for the Bay on September 10 Join Baykeeper for Coastal Cleanup Day on September...
Monthly Column: August 2, 2011
Every time I write this monthly column, I find that I have to dive deep into a whole new world of chemistry, species, habitat, geology and climate. I enjoy sharing a little bit of what I learn along the way. Some of you know I’m a novice birder, having become captivated with diving ducks while...
Featured Stories: August 1, 2011
From the August 2011 edition of Bay Crossings  Every time I write this monthly column, I find that I have to dive deep into a whole new world of chemistry, species, habitat, geology and climate. I enjoy sharing a little bit of what I learn along the way. Some of you know I’m a novice birder...
BK In The News: July 25, 2011
Heavy construction. Massive crowds. Congested waterways. Based on the city’s recently released draft environment impact report (EIR) for the 2013 America’s Cup, these threats, along with others, are an unavoidable addition to the international event.
Blog Post: July 20, 2011
Baykeeper is currently opposing a new proposal by the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) that would severely limit environmental oversight of pesticide applications throughout the state. CDFA, which oversees pesticide use in California, has proposed a "Programmatic Environmental...
BK In The News: July 16, 2011
The America's Cup is expected to create 8,000 jobs and inject more than $1.4 billion into the region's economy when the world's fastest yachts take to San Francisco Bay in 2013.  But the anticipated 5 million spectators – with 500,000 on "peak" days – will test the Bay Area's transportation...

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