BK In The News: August 2, 2010
Starting next July, sewer rates for residents within the Richmond Municipal Sewer District will go up 5 percent annually until July 2014. In 2006, Baykeeper filed a lawsuit stating that the city of Richmond had been spilling hundreds of thousands of gallons of raw sewage into the bay every...
BK In The News: August 2, 2010
When Vic Pizarro heard that a group of his fellow Dolphin Club swimmers had a plan to swim four laps each across the Golden Gate as a fundraiser for the organization that protects the health of San Francisco Bay, he knew he wanted to join the cause.
Monthly Column: August 1, 2010
Summertime is here and if you’re like me, you’re spending more time on the water with longer, warmer days. As Bay Area residents flock to recreational hotspots along our shorelines, they may be unaware that their boating plans can have an impact on the Bay’s environment. Whether you’re in...
E News: July 21, 2010
Baykeeper Secures Agreement to Reduce Millbrae Sewage Spills
Baykeeper Continues Gulf Oil Spill Response Initiative
Volunteers Needed for Invasive Kelp Removal this Saturday, July 24
Art Show to Benefit Baykeeper on Friday, July 30
TransBay Relay Benefit Swim for Baykeeper, Sunday,...
Press Release: July 14, 2010
Frequent sewage spills in Millbrae will soon be dramatically reduced through a new agreement between San Francisco Baykeeper and the City of Millbrae. The pollution watchdog group sued the City last December after public records revealed that Millbrae spills thousands of gallons of raw sewage...
Monthly Column: July 10, 2010
Due to the efforts of San Francisco Baykeeper, Arc Ecology and Natural Resources Defense Council, the decaying, toxic vessels of the Ghost Fleet will soon haunt the waters of Suisun Bay no longer. In an important victory for the health of San Francisco Bay and for the diverse range of animals that...
Press Release: June 23, 2010
Mayor Gavin Newsom, Sierra Club Chairman Carl Pope, and leaders from environmental organizations today challenged Texas oil companies for bankrolling a November ballot proposition that will repeal the state’s clean energy and clean air standards.
The measure, which qualified for the ballot late...
Monthly Column: June 10, 2010
Though the Gulf of Mexico is almost two thousand of miles away from San Francisco Bay, the implications of the ongoing BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster reverberate across the country. Sadly, it strikes a special chord here in the Bay Area, where we witnessed the effects of a major oil...
E News: June 9, 2010
Baykeeper Benefit at Doc's Clock Next Friday, June 18
TransBay Relay Benefit Swim for Baykeeper, Sunday, September 19
Join Us This Weekend at Aquan Paddlefest, Saturday, June 11
Join Us Next Weekend at Summer Sailstice, Saturday, June 19
Support Baykeeper's Work to Defend the Bay
BK In The News: May 27, 2010
More than 90 percent of Bay Area beaches received top grades in the annual report by Heal the Bay, a Santa Monica group that studied pathogens and bacteria levels at 456 California beaches.