Baykeeper Updates Related to Hotline Investigations

BK In The News: February 11, 2016
State officials are mulling whether to require new permits for firework companies after pyrotechnic debris washed up on parts of San Francisco’s shoreline after two Super Bowl shows. . .  In the wake of the cleanup efforts, San Francisco Baykeeper is now urging regional water agency officials to...
Blog Post: September 16, 2015
The toxic “mystery goo” that was spilled into San Francisco Bay in January, harming hundreds of birds, has finally been identified. State government scientists say it’s a polymerized oil similar to vegetable oil. But the identification of the substance yields no clues about where the spill came...
Blog Post: June 24, 2015
State legislation sponsored by Baykeeper, a bill that would have protected wildlife and San Francisco Bay waters from the impacts of toxic chemical spills, was recently killed by budget-cutting legislators. Senate Bill 718 was inspired by the January release of a mysterious sticky gray substance...
BK In The News: March 25, 2015
International Bird Rescue in Fairfield says the State of California will not reimburse them for the money they spent cleaning up hundreds of birds injured during the recent “mystery goo” spill in the Bay. . . . On Monday, State Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, announced legislation sponsosred by...
Blog Post: March 23, 2015
Baykeeper is sponsoring state legislation that would protect wildlife and San Francisco Bay waters if a toxic non-petroleum substance is spilled or dumped into the Bay. Senate Bill 718, introduced by Senators Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, and Loni Hancock, D-Berkeley, was inspired by the January...

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