Latest Baykeeper News and Information

Blog Post: May 20, 2019
Baykeeper recently received a pollution hotline tip about a company that dumped material on a shoreline site. The potentially toxic substance was embedded in the dirt, so Baykeeper's scientists used a method known as core sampling to extract several layers of sediment. A local lab is now testing...
E News: May 17, 2019
30 years of Bay defense. Bay Parade registration is open now! Monthly Update for May 2019 Bay Parade registration is now open Changing the fate of the Bay Wetlands are key to the Bay's future Ding, dong the wicked "Fix" is dead Baykeeper is hiring! Become our Field Investigator  Baykeeper...
Blog Post: May 17, 2019
The Bay’s tides are projected to rise 5 feet within the next generation. That means the wetlands and marshes resting right at the waterline are vulnerable. They will be among the first areas to suffer severe flooding due to sea level rise.    In these sensitive shoreline spots, native birds make...
BK In The News: May 15, 2019
By SEJAL CHOKSI CHUGH As the dust settles from the whirlwind transition of the California governor’s office, it’s a relief to see that the new statehouse has squashed the massive Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta tunnels water project. Conservation, fishing, and community groups welcomed the...
BK In The News: May 3, 2019
For the third time in the last five years, Phillips 66 plans to pay to settle accusations that its Rodeo refinery released chlorine into San Pablo Bay... "These chlorine discharges are very serious for fish and other aquatic life in the area," said Erica Maharg, managing attorney at San Francisco...
BK In The News: April 30, 2019
... Anchor Brewing Company’s roots date back to the California Gold Rush, making it one of America’s oldest breweries, and its Anchor Steam beer has been a San Francisco icon since 1896. Earlier this year, the legendary brewery released Baykeeper IPA, a bright and citrusy IPA made in collaboration...
BK In The News: April 26, 2019
The eviction notices came during the night, left in mailboxes, and tied to boats in plastic bags. For many at the Emeryville Marina, the wave of evictions were a surprise... Baykeeper, an organization that helps monitor the Bay’s ecosystem, has documented evidence of boaters polluting the Bay with...
Featured Stories: April 24, 2019
Thirty years ago, media reports warned that San Francisco Bay was dying. Anti-pollution laws were not being enforced. Polluters were dumping waste into the Bay with no fear of detection. In 1989, research scientist Dr. Michael Herz determined that the Bay needed a defender—and founded San Francisco...
Featured Stories: April 23, 2019
Baykeeper’s Bay-Safe Industry Campaign is making rapid progress. We launched the campaign in 2012, and have so far secured legally-binding agreements requiring 44 industrial facilities to implement controls to keep toxic pollution from contaminating San Francisco Bay. These 44 victories include...
E News: April 17, 2019
Baykeeper's upcoming Earth Day events, a new hotline tip about sludge pollution, Trump's latest attack on the Clean Water Act, and more Monthly Update for April 2019 Beat cops of the Bay Fish out of water: debunking Bay-Delta water myths New Trump proposal poses danger to the Bay Tipster...

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