BK In The News: August 3, 2020
The Ninth Circuit on Monday stood by its decision that Oakland, California, cannot ban a cargo-shipping terminal developer's proposed coal operation based on health and safety concerns... No other Ninth Circuit judge requested a vote on the en banc rehearing bids by Oakland, the Sierra Club and San...
Blog Post: July 30, 2020
It's hard to believe we’re into month five of the coronavirus shutdown. These final days of summer are blending together, and some days are easier than others.
To keep our spirits up, my family shares what we're grateful for each night. The kids surprise us, expressing gratitude for intangibles...
BK In The News: July 20, 2020
State water regulators have issued a $285,000 penalty against the Phillips 66 refinery... "Industrial wastewater, especially from an oil refinery, can contain pollutants like toxic heavy metals and petroleum waste that are harmful to the Bay, wildlife, and people," said Sejal Choksi-Chugh,...
BK In The News: July 20, 2020
The Ninth Circuit wrongly said that Oakland can't ban a cargo shipping terminal developer's proposed coal operation based on health and safety concerns... The Sierra Club and San Francisco Baykeeper are represented by Colin C. O'Brien, Adrienne Bloch, Heather M. Lewis and Marie E. Logan of...
E News: July 17, 2020
Monthly Update for July 2020
Meet Osprey, our new investigator!
New legal battle to ban coal in Oakland
Crab lines are killing whales
A "watershed" moment for Bay-Delta flows
Baykeeper’s Board Chair passes the baton
Drink rosé—for the Bay!
Celebrating our #beautifulSFBay
Blog Post: July 14, 2020
Crab fishing gear can be deadly. In increasing numbers, whales and sea turtles are being ensnared and injured in crab lines and drowning. The National Marine Fisheries Service has recorded deaths involving crabbing gear of creatures protected under the Endangered Species Act, including humpback...
Press Release: July 9, 2020
In May this year, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled to block the City of Oakland's authority to stop coal pollution within its own city limits. Today, San Francisco Baykeeper and the Sierra Club -- through their attorneys at Earthjustice -- filed a request asking the court to reconsider its...
BK In The News: July 7, 2020
Many official Fourth of July celebrations in the Bay Area were canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.... In addition to the city, Oaklanders can also contact the non-profit organization SF Baykeeper at 1-800-Keep-Bay. The Oakland-based watchdog organization works to maintain good water...
BK In The News: June 30, 2020
Guest Commentary: For more than a decade, California’s governors have pushed for “voluntary agreements” to establish rules for water diversions by major urban and agricultural water districts, and to redress their environmental impacts. Keep tabs on the latest California policy and politics news....
E News: June 25, 2020
Monthly Update for June 2020
Oil rigs—in the Bay Area?
Fighting toxic coal on multiple fronts
Parks, yes. Police, no.
Bay Nature honors Sejal as a "guardian of the Bay"
Our Healthy Bay Challenge ends with a swimming record
Rosé for the Bay available for home delivery...