Latest Baykeeper News and Information

Blog Post: April 25, 2020
I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling a little disappointed that the 50th Earth Day came and went, and it didn't get nearly the fanfare it deserved. Especially at a time when environmental rollbacks are being snuck under the cover of COVID-19, polluters are feeling emboldened to skirt the law...
BK In The News: April 22, 2020
As San Franciscans sheltered in place this past March, they were joined by an unusual number of gray whales, holing up in San Francisco Bay... Earth Day is also Ocean Day, and if you’re looking for a drink today, consider a Baykeeper IPA. It’s a collaboration between Anchor Brewing and San...
BK In The News: April 21, 2020
The San Francisco Bay’s rich ecosystem is collapsing—and the region’s liberal leaders bear part of the blame... “The fisheries for Chinook salmon, starry flounder, and other species are collapsing,” said Jon Rosenfield, a senior scientist at San Francisco Baykeeper, a water quality organization....
Blog Post: April 20, 2020
As we approach a very unusual Earth Day, I’m reminded more than ever how lucky we are to live in the Bay Area with all of our wonderful outdoor spaces. We can’t fully enjoy them right now, for the good of our community. But here at Baykeeper, we’re seeing that the threats to the Bay haven't...
E News: April 17, 2020
Monthly Update for April 2020 Using fish ears to fight polluters Another federal gift to the fossil fuel industry It’s still not too late for the Petaluma River Baykeeper on patrol Join our Healthy Bay Challenge! It’s a #beautifulSFBay For Earth Day: Drink rosé and protect SF Bay...
Blog Post: April 17, 2020
A new plan by the US Army Corps of Engineers to dredge deeper shipping channels in San Francisco Bay could hurt the Bay—and the health of the people who live here, too.  The plan would connect Bay Area refineries to the Golden Gate with tanker-worthy corridors. At first glance, it may seem like...
BK In The News: April 17, 2020
April 22, 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. And if ever there were a time to treat the planet with care and respect, it’s now. Doing so with a drink in hand? Even better... Anchor Brewing Baykeeper IPA: Baykeeper IPA is a collaboration between Anchor Brewing and San Francisco Baykeeper...
BK In The News: April 16, 2020
Drive east along Interstate 80, past the Phillips 66 refinery in Rodeo, and you can see that the Bay Area remains very much embedded in the fossil fuel economy. And if the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has its way, we may well be doubling down on that relationship... Additionally, according to...
Blog Post: April 16, 2020
Selenium poisoning is shocking local scientists… again. Newly published studies found deformities in 80 percent of young Sacramento splittail minnow, a threatened fish found in the Sacramento River. The scientists attribute these spinal malformations to selenium pollution.  Selenium first gained...
Blog Post: April 15, 2020
In a bizarre act of make believe, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) team in D.C. is claiming that pond water isn’t water. EPA recently decided that the Redwood City salt ponds are land and therefore don't deserve Clean Water Act protection. This is contrary to findings by the EPA's...

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