E News: November 20, 2009
The Continuing Investigation into the Dubai Star Oil Spill
The Ghost Fleet: Staying or Going?
Challenging the New Flawed Storm Water Regulations
Upcoming Art Shows Benefit Baykeeper – Join Us!
Our Continuing Investigation into the Dubai...
E News: November 4, 2009
Baykeeper Patrols the Bay, Continues Investigation into Response Efforts
First, the good news: San Francisco Baykeeper’s Tuesday boat patrol of the Central Bay revealed no oil slick remaining on the Bay and no oil on the shorelines of Treasure Island or Angel Island. At the Emeryville mudflats...
E News: November 2, 2009
Update on the Dubai Star Oil Spill
At least six miles of East Bay shoreline have been impacted by oil from the Dubai Star fueling accident that released bunker fuel into the Bay early Friday morning. The oil spill has contaminated shorelines on Bay Farm Island and Alameda Island, including Robert...
Monthly Column: November 1, 2009
On a sunny Saturday morning in September, thousands of Bay Area residents marked the 25th Anniversary of Coastal Cleanup Day by picking up trash from Bay shorelines, beaches and parks. While these dedicated volunteers spent the morning protecting our local waters with trash bags and gloves...
E News: October 31, 2009
Oil Spill Hits the Bay
Almost exactly two years after the tragic Cosco Busan oil spill, another bunker fuel spill has contaminated San Francisco Bay. Baykeeper has been in close contact with the Coast Guard, the State oil spill agency and local government responders, tracking the response efforts...
E News: October 13, 2009
Governor Signs Baykeeper's Bill to Keep Abandoned Boats Out of Our Waterways
On Monday, Governor Schwarzenegger signed into law a bill sponsored by San Francisco Baykeeper that will help protect San Francisco Bay – and all of California's waterways – from pollution caused by abandoned boats. We...
Monthly Column: October 1, 2009
San Francisco Bay is part of the largest estuary on the West Coast, a merging of freshwater flows from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and the salty waters of the Pacific Ocean. The Bay’s mix of fresh and salt water creates a unique habitat for a broad array of fish, clams, oysters, and...
Press Release: September 18, 2009
WHAT: Beach Cleanup at India Basin Shoreline Park
WHEN: Saturday, September 19, 2009 (10 am to noon)
WHERE: India Basin Shoreline Park in the Bayview/Hunters Point neighborhood (on Hunters Point Boulevard between Evans and Innes)
WHY: Giving Help Where Help is Needed: San Francisco Baykeeper is...
E News: September 16, 2009
Take Action for the Bay This Weekend and Beyond
Baykeeper's fall calendar is packed full of exciting ways to help us protect San Francisco Bay:
Join us for the Relay for the Bay after party – Sun, Sept 20
Volunteer for the 25th Annual Coastal Cleanup Day – Sat, Sept 19
Speak up for clean water in...
Monthly Column: September 1, 2009
San Francisco Baykeeper was founded on the principle that the San Francisco Bay and its connected rivers, creeks, and wetlands belong to the communities that depend on them—and must be protected accordingly. Fortunately, we have the Clean Water Act to help us do just that. When Congress...