Baykeeper Updates Related to Bay Defense

Blog Post: April 25, 2020
I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling a little disappointed that the 50th Earth Day came and went, and it didn't get nearly the fanfare it deserved. Especially at a time when environmental rollbacks are being snuck under the cover of COVID-19, polluters are feeling emboldened to skirt the law...
Blog Post: April 20, 2020
As we approach a very unusual Earth Day, I’m reminded more than ever how lucky we are to live in the Bay Area with all of our wonderful outdoor spaces. We can’t fully enjoy them right now, for the good of our community. But here at Baykeeper, we’re seeing that the threats to the Bay haven't...
BK In The News: October 14, 2019
A coalition of local nonprofits has teamed up to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its head, Andrew Wheeler, over the agency's recent decision that the Redwood City Salt Ponds, owned by Cargill, Inc., are not subject to the U.S. Clean Water Act... The nonprofits filing suit are...
BK In The News: October 8, 2019
By San Francisco Baykeeper The Trump administration has reached a new low in its assault on clean water. Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency is claiming that Bay water isn’t water. The agency recently decided that the South Bay salt ponds are land and don’t need Clean Water Act protection. This...
BK In The News: October 3, 2019
The Trump administration is ratcheting up its feud with California. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday sent a notice that San Francisco is violating the federal Clean Water Act. With Sejal Choksi-Chugh, Executive Director of San Francisco Baykeeper.
BK In The News: October 2, 2019
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sent San Francisco a notice of violation today accusing its water utility of violating Clean Water Act standards... "We think that the letter identifies some valid concerns about sewage overflows in the city, and those sewage overflows do pose a health...
Blog Post: September 30, 2019
Baykeeper is deeply disappointed that Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed SB1, which would have defended California’s waters and wildlife from the Trump administration’s radical anti-environmental agenda. The state legislation was introduced by California legislators this year as a vital backstop to the...
BK In The News: September 26, 2019
... "Their recent WOTUS decision actually removed millions of miles of waterways across the country from Clean Water Act protection," said Sejal Choksi-Chugh, executive director of San Francisco Baykeeper. "For them to come out and say that about San Francisco, it's really laughable. Laughable,...
BK In The News: September 26, 2019
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler took another jab at California today... Ian Wren, of the nonprofit San Francisco Baykeeper, noted that the city [San Francisco] is the only one in the Golden State that treats stormwater at all. "If the Trump administration is truly concerned about human waste on...
BK In The News: September 24, 2019
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and a coalition of environmental groups sued the Trump administration today over a federal Environmental Protection Agency ruling that vast salt ponds in the South Bay are not “waters of the United States” ... Save The Bay filed the joint lawsuit with San...

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