Latest Baykeeper News and Information

Monthly Column: December 1, 2008
As fall turns to winter, many of us look forward to the holiday season and to celebrations with friends and family. Unfortunately, we at San Francisco Baykeeper have come to expect that the winter months also bring something less pleasant: sewage spills in San Francisco Bay. One cause of...
E News: November 20, 2008
Don't Let Your Holiday Festivities Pollute the Bay Baykeeper is reminding Bay Area residents that you can help protect San Francisco Bay from sewage spills this winter. How? By making some simple changes to your holiday traditions. When you gather together with family and friends for special...
Monthly Column: November 2, 2008
On November 7, 2007, the Cosco Busan container ship collided with the Bay Bridge, spilling more than 50,000 gallons from the ship’s enormous fuel tanks and causing San Francisco Bay’s largest vessel-related oil spill in over a decade. The failure by response agencies to accurately evaluate...
E News: October 30, 2008
One Year After the Oil Spill: What Has Changed? Photo by Ingrid Taylar, www.flickr.com Commonwealth Club Forum: Is the Bay Better Protected From Future Oil Spills? Tomorrow, Friday, November 7 11:30 am registration, 12:00 program...
Monthly Column: October 2, 2008
Experiencing the San Francisco Bay’s amazing array of wildlife is one of the many pleasures of living in the Bay Area. Countless creatures call the Bay home, and millions of birds stop over during their annual migration. The San Francisco Bay is an important staging area along the Pacific...
E News: October 1, 2008
Seven Oil Spill Bills Signed Into Law Governor Schwarzenegger signed into law seven bills improving oil spill prevention, preparation and response measures, including a bill sponsored by Baykeeper that will enable communities to protect local shorelines from the spread of oil. Baykeeper...
E News: September 16, 2008
Upcoming Baykeeper Events September 20: Volunteers Needed for Coastal Cleanup Day Baykeeper needs your help to clean up the Bay this weekend! Saturday is California Coastal Cleanup Day, when thousands of volunteers come together to pick up trash from our bays, beaches, rivers and creeks. Baykeeper...
E News: September 4, 2008
Take Action to Protect the Bay Baykeeper needs your help! Act Now: Tell the Governor to Keep Sewage Out of the Bay Last week, the California Legislature passed Baykeeper’s sewage prevention bill, AB 2986. If the Governor signs this bill into law, it will hold sewage operators accountable for...
Monthly Column: September 1, 2008
Cruise through Richardson Bay, the Oakland Estuary or the sloughs near Redwood City, and you will see dozens of abandoned boats of all makes and sizes. The number of derelict boats is so extreme in the eastern reaches of the Bay that a recent Contra Costa County report indicated that the...
E News: August 21, 2008
Baykeeper is Stopping Sewage Spills to the Bay Baykeeper is pressing forward in our campaign to end sewage contamination in the Bay. We’re standing up for your health and the health of the Bay. (And offering free concert tickets. Keep reading!) Success in Burlingame Baykeeper reached a successful...

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