Latest Baykeeper News and Information

Press Release: October 5, 2020
Federal judge rules that Trump's EPA cannot declare South Bay salt ponds to be land   Judge William Alsup of the US Northern District of California Court ruled today on the case Baykeeper vs EPA that Trump's EPA misapplied the Clean Water Act when it determined that the South Bay salt ponds, owned...
Blog Post: October 5, 2020
2020 has been a rough year. Join us for a break from the news to share a drink with Baykeeper and hear happy highlights from the Bay.   Featuring a guided wine tasting of Rosé for the Bay, led by Peter Molnar, Obsidian Wine Co. manager and Baykeeper champion. You can opt to get a Baykeeper mask...
BK In The News: October 5, 2020
A federal judge on Monday ruled that a sprawling collage of salt ponds in Redwood City is subject to protections under the Clean Water Act.. The lawsuit was brought by several environmental groups, including Save the Bay, San Francisco Baykeeper, the Committee for Green Foothills and the Citizens’...
BK In The News: October 5, 2020
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency misapplied the law and its own regulations when it determined last year that vast salt ponds slated for redevelopment south of San Francisco are exempt from Clean Water Act protections, a federal judge ruled... In a statement Monday, San Francisco Baykeeper...
BK In The News: September 30, 2020
Four Bay Area Women Discuss How Their Organizations Have Responded to the Racism Protests of 2020 in this new ESTUARY VOICES Podcast... Sejal Choksi-Chugh serves as the Executive Director of San Francisco Baykeeper, an on-the-water watchdog organization that’s been using law and science to defend...
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...
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,...

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