Latest Baykeeper News and Information

Featured Stories: September 29, 2020
Your voice is important, and it matters! Please be sure to vote on November 3. October 19 is your deadline to register to vote. Early voting starts October 5 - check here or with your local registrar for details.   There are over 1,000 contaminated industrial sites along the Bay, which could flood...
Featured Stories: September 29, 2020
Your voice matters, and has great consequence. Please be sure to vote on November 3. October 19 is your deadline to register to vote. Early voting starts October 5 - check here or with your local registrar for details.   Read more about Baykeeper's fight to protect the South Bay Salt Ponds against...
Featured Stories: September 28, 2020
Your voice is important, and it matters! Please be sure to vote on November 3. October 19 is your deadline to register to vote. Early voting starts October 5 - check here or with your local registrar for details.   The Bay's wildlife requires a healthy Bay ecosystem, and that means holding in check...
E News: September 16, 2020
*/ */ */ Monthly Update for September 2020 In Trumpland, ponds aren’t water Justice is served at Point Buckler Volunteers are stepping up for a trash-free Bay! Protecting firefighters & the environment from PFAS Drone patrol over the East Bay A note to our supporters, allies,...
Blog Post: September 9, 2020
Maybe I’m singing the blues, but I’ll venture to guess we’re all experiencing a pretty unusual September, with pandemic shut downs still in effect and smoky air keeping us indoors. Typically, this is a month of fresh beginnings, the summer ending with the new school year and crisper nighttime...
Blog Post: September 3, 2020
Richmond’s Point Molate has been called "the crown jewel" of the East Bay shoreline, and is home to many rare plants and wildlife, as well as sites sacred to the Bay's indigenous people. Point Molate also sits under the shadow of one of the region’s biggest polluters, the Chevron oil refinery—and...
BK In The News: September 3, 2020
A Justice Department lawyer urged a federal judge Thursday to uphold the Trump administration’s finding that vast salt ponds slated for redevelopment along the San Francisco Bay are not protected “waters of the United States.”.. Other plaintiffs in the lawsuit include San Francisco Baykeeper,...
Blog Post: September 1, 2020
California Coastal Cleanup Day is the state's largest effort to remove trash on beaches and shorelines, bringing out tens of thousands of volunteers every year. Because of COVID-19, this year's cleanups will be different. Volunteers around the state will be organizing their own household cleanups...
Press Release: September 1, 2020
REDWOOD CITY, California, September 1, 2020: Neighborhood groups, conservation, wildlife, and climate sustainability organizations, and even a public agency, joined forces today to issue an urgent and united call for Redwood City to include specific, actionable steps in their 2030 Climate Action...
BK In The News: August 31, 2020
... The section of the estuary where the spill took place, the Oakland Inner Harbor, is already on a Clean Water Act watch list because it's contaminated with bacteria from human waste, notes Sejal Choksi-Chugh, executive director of San Francisco Baykeeper.

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