Monthly Column: October 2, 2018
San Francisco Bay’s water level is expected to rise over the coming decades. Even using the moderate estimates of three feet over the next eighty years, the resulting damage could resemble the recent hurricane-caused havoc on the East Coast.
Scientists estimate the cost in the Bay Area of a major...
Press Release: October 1, 2018
(San Francisco Bay, CA) – Sea levels are expected to rise in San Francisco Bay by at least three feet over the next 80 years. Many people around the Bay Area, including those working for local governments responsible for shoreline adaptation, don’t know what that will mean.
ShoreView, a new way...
BK In The News: October 1, 2018
Canadians might imagine Burnaby as the main site of protest against the Trans Mountain oil pipeline and tanker project... Sejal Choksi-Chugh, executive director of San Francisco Baykeeper, said that it’s not fair for California to decarbonize while continuing to expose local communities in air...
BK In The News: September 26, 2018
Angling from boats or Bay shorelines remains a popular pastime, and even a source of subsistence... Still, says Ian Wren, a staff scientist with the nonprofit San Francisco Baykeeper, cities bordering the Bay should make better use of swales, infiltration basins, and other landscape features to...
BK In The News: September 18, 2018
Partners in Action: Stand by the Bay, take in the views, watch the waves. EBMUD works regularly with community groups like Baykeeper to protect San Francisco Bay.
BK In The News: September 12, 2018
Anti-coal activists protested outside a "responsible investment" panel discussion in San Francisco today... Oakland is currently appealing the decision and briefs in the case are due at the end of October, according to Erica Maharg, an attorney with San Francisco Baykeeper who is working on the...
E News: September 11, 2018
Monthly Update for September 2018
More tar sands oil threatens the Bay
Global Climate Action Summit in SF
CA says no to Trump's offshore oil drilling
Baykeeper fights for river flows to the Bay
Drone patrol of the South Bay salt ponds
This weekend: Support Baykeeper at the Eat Real Fest
Blog Post: September 6, 2018
In a ruling that poses risks for San Francisco Bay, regional regulators recently approved an increase in the refining of heavy tar sands oil at the Phillips 66 oil refinery in Rodeo.
The refinery claims the increase is insignificant. But the change amounts to nine more oil tankers on the Bay every...
Blog Post: September 5, 2018
In a victory for the Bay—and the entire state—Governor Jerry Brown has signed two bills that will help prevent new offshore oil drilling along the state’s shoreline.
Senate Bill 834 and Assembly Bill 1775 were created in response to the Trump administration’s reckless plan to expand ocean...
Monthly Column: September 5, 2018
On Saturday September 15, International Coastal Cleanup Day, thousands of Bay Area residents will head to local beaches to pick up trash. But many people don’t realize that San Francisco Bay’s shoreline is part of the coast. In fact, there’s often more trash accumulated along Bay shoreline than on...