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Fall-Winter 2014 Newsletter

Fall/Winter 2014-15 Newsletter
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Read about a new law that provides expanded protection from oil spills for San Francisco Bay's entire watershed. Learn about a Baykeeper breakthrough to reduce sewage pollution in the Bay. Find out about our new victories to keep industrial pollution out of the Bay, and key victories over Baykeeper's proud 25-year history. And get the story on one of the Bay's most majestic birds, the great blue heron.

 

 

Fall-Winter 2013 Newsletter

Spring/Summer 2014 Newsletter
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Read about Baykeeper opposing the oil industry's plans to expand refining and export of oil on the Bay's shore, which would raise the risk of oil spills in the Bay. Get the story on Baykeeper's founding 25 years ago and of a crucial moment in our history, when Bay polluters went to jail. Plus, find out about the Dungeness crab's amazing journey, walking along the Bay bottom all the way from San Pablo Bay and out the Golden Gate.

 

 

Fall-Winter 2013 Newsletter

Fall/Winter 2013 Newsletter
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Read about Baykeeper finishing our cleanup of toxic debris from Point Molate Beach in Richmond. Ever wonder how we compel industrial facilities to stop allowing pollutants from their site to run into the Bay? We let you in on how we do it, step by step. Plus, learn about sewer agencies that are doing their part to keep spills of raw and undertreated sewage out of the Bay—and some that are falling down on the job. And meet a beautiful water bird that arrives here each autumn, the Western Grebe.

 

Spring-Summer 2013 Newsletter

Spring/Summer 2013 Newsletter
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Read about Baykeeper winning new oil spill protection for San Francisco Bay, the progress we're making toward a sewage-free Bay in our Sick of Sewage campaign, and new victories to protect the Bay from industrial pollution. Plus, learn why fracking for oil menaces the Bay and meet a year-round Bay resident, the harbor seal.

 

  

Fall-Winter 2012 NewsletterFall-Winter 2012 Newsletter
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Read about Baykeeper's new progress cleaning up Bay industrial pollution, the Cosco Busan oil spill five years later, and tips to make your home and garden Bay-friendly. Learn about one of the Bay's oddball creatures and see photos from the Swim for the Bay!

 

 

 

Summer 2012 NewsletterSummer 2012 Newsletter
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Read about Baykeeper's new Bay-Safe Industry campaign to rein in toxic industrial storm water in the Bay, recent progress toward a sewage-free Bay, a new California bill to protect wildlife from oil spills, and the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act. Learn about Baykeeper's boat patrols and grey whales in the Bay!

 

 

 

Fall 2011 Newsletter

 

Fall/Winter 2011 Newsletter
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Read about Baykeeper's new initiative to control toxic industrial runoff into the Bay, recent legislative victories and threats to the Clean Water Act. We also provide an update on our Sick of Sewage Campaign and the cleanup of Suisun Bay's Ghost Fleet. Learn ten ways you can stay pesticide-free to help protect our waterways from contamination, and read about the threatened California red-legged frog. 

  

Summer 2011 Newsletter

Summer 2011 Newsletter
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Read about Baykeeper's latest work to reduce sewage spills. We also wrote about the upcoming America's Cup, our advocacy for sea level rise protections in the Bay, and our pilot program to study micro-plastics. You can also learn about sharks in the Bay, the salt marsh harvest mouse, and how you can help keep everyday chemicals out of the Bay.

 

 

Fall 2010 NewsletterFall 2010 Newsletter
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Read in-depth coverage of our latest victory to clean up sewage spills in the Bay. We also wrote about the ongoing impacts of the BP oil spill in the Gulf and the implications of BP's mismanagement of the crisis. Ever wondered why rainwater is a source of pollution to the Bay? Check out our full-page diagram that explains how storm water becomes a pathway for Bay pollutants like trash, heavy metals and pesticides.

 

 

Spring 2010 Newsletter

Spring 2010 Newsletter
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Read about Baykeeper's latest work to protect the Bay, including tracking winter 2010 sewage spills to the Bay and filing twelve lawsuits to reduce sewage spills to the Bay. You can also learn about our work to improve oil spill policies for the Bay and monitor recreational use of the Bay.

 

 

 

Fall 2009 NewsletterFall 2009 Newsletter
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Read about Baykeeper's latest successes to protect the Bay, including two recent settlements to reduce sewage spills from Burlingame Hills and Hillsborough. You can also learn about our recent victories to control aquatic pesticide spraying and abandoned boats in the Bay, as well as get ten tips for protecting the Bay in your household.