Latest Baykeeper News and Information

Blog Post: December 9, 2019
More than 1,600 industrial facilities around the Bay use and store heavy metals, synthetic chemicals, fuels, and hazardous waste in outdoor areas. With each passing day, these toxic materials accumulate on surfaces and structures around the sites. When the first big storms of the rainy season hit,...
BK In The News: December 4, 2019
After more than six hours of hot debate Tuesday night on a proposed ban of coal and petroleum coke in Richmond, the city council acceded to Mayor Tom Butt’s wishes and decided in a split vote to postpone the item... “Calling for more study is nothing more than reorganizing deck chairs on the...
Monthly Column: December 3, 2019
What I saw on the San Francisco Bay shoreline that day worried me.  I asked our volunteer skipper, Robert, to maneuver the Baykeeper boat closer. Since the last time we'd been to the site, more heavy industrial equipment had piled up near the water. And more barges were crowding the dock. It...
BK In The News: November 27, 2019
It seems the Bohemian's coverage of the excessive levels of bacteria in the Petaluma River Watershed made some waves... In short, Baykeeper argues that, although the SF Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board calls its plan a TMDL, the current plan does not meet the requirements needed to use that...
BK In The News: November 26, 2019
Holiday party season kicks into high gear this month, with plenty of winter seasonals on store shelves, just waiting to be put to use as a hostess gift ... Anchor Brewing’s Baykeeper IPA is back! Originally released in a limited run last February, this collaboration brew was made with nonprofit...
Press Release: November 19, 2019
San Francisco, CA (November 19, 2019) – Anchor Brewing Company and local nonprofit San Francisco Baykeeper announce their limited-edition collaboration brew, Baykeeper IPA, in cans for the very first time. A San Francisco-style IPA, Baykeeper IPA is a crisp and refreshing, yet high ABV brew that...
BK In The News: November 19, 2019
Here's the latest in SF food and libation news... Earlier this year, Anchor Brewing Company collaborated with local nonprofit Baykeeper (located at 1736 Franklin St. in Oakland) to make a limited-edition collaboration brew, Baykeeper IPA. Today, the local brewery is bringing it back in cans for...
Blog Post: November 14, 2019
Baykeeper Field Investigator Cole Burchiel recently patrolled the area around Hanson Aggregates—a company we've repeatedly challenged in court for taking excessive sand from the Bay's floor. The large amount of Bay sand that they mine every year contributes to shoreline erosion and habitat loss...
E News: November 13, 2019
Plus, how microplastics pollution gets into the Bay, a new opportunity to take action in Richmond, a message for holiday cooks & more   Monthly Update for November 2019 Trump admin approves extinction plan for California fish Tiny plastics, big pollution Take action for the Bay in...
BK In The News: November 13, 2019
Saying Oakland’s air quality is at risk, lawyers for the city and environmental groups urged a federal appeals court Tuesday to stop a developer from storing coal... Oakland’s contract with Tagami “assigns the role of fact-finder to the city,” said Colin O’Brien, lawyer for the Sierra Club and San...

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