Latest Baykeeper News and Information

BK In The News: March 16, 2011
East Bay cities will speed sewer system improvements under an agreement announced Tuesday that is the latest in a decades-long drive to slow the flow of raw sewage into San Francisco Bay.
BK In The News: March 16, 2011
Federal regulators have ordered six East Bay cities and one sanitary district to replace aging, cracked pipes responsible for flushing 125 million gallons of raw and partially treated sewage into San Francisco Bay this winter.
BK In The News: March 15, 2011
The South San Francisco city council approved a settlement last Thursday with local environmental group San Francisco Baykeeper to reduce the city's sewage spill rate into the Bay.
E News: March 15, 2011
Welcome to San Francisco Baykeeper's March E-News Victory! New Agreements to Fix Sewage Systems in Ten Cities Baykeeper Helps Green the America's Cup Pop-Up Wine Trunk Show to Benefit Baykeeper, Thurs, March 31 Baykeeper Launches Plastic Monitoring Program in the Bay Fight Invasive Kelp in the...
Featured Stories: March 15, 2011
Two recent San Francisco Baykeeper victories will help significantly reduce sewage spills to local waterways across the Bay Area.Baykeeper, along with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California State Water Boards, reached an agreement to reduce illegal sewage spills from...
Press Release: March 15, 2011
(Bay Area, CA) San Francisco Baykeeper, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Water Boards today announced an agreement in a lawsuit over illegal sewage spills by seven East Bay municipalities. The resulting enforceable Court Order requires major improvements to the...
BK In The News: March 12, 2011
Assemblywoman Fiona Ma announced Friday new legislation at Aquatic Park that would provide new incentives for overflow reduction.
BK In The News: March 11, 2011
South San Francisco has settled a federal lawsuit filed by the environmental advocacy group Baykeeper, agreeing to launch efforts to reduce sewage spills.
BK In The News: March 11, 2011
An abandoned mercury mine that for decades has sent polluted, orange waste into a creek that eventually feeds into San Francisco Bay is a threat to human health and should be added to a list of the nation's worst polluted places, federal regulators say.
Press Release: March 10, 2011
(Bay Area, CA) March 10, 2011 – The City of South San Francisco (“City”) and San Francisco Baykeeper (“Baykeeper”) jointly announce today that the South San Francisco City Council approved a settlement agreement resolving disputes regarding sewage spills in South San Francisco. The settlement...

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