Latest Baykeeper News and Information

Press Release: June 25, 2019
OAKLAND, Calif.— Public-interest groups filed a joint letter Monday with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers strongly warning against efforts to dredge a deeper channel through San Francisco Bay. The Army Corps’ proposal would result in a 13-mile dredging project designed to make it easier for oil...
BK In The News: June 18, 2019
A waterfront server farm cooled by the bay would be environmentally less impactful than one cooled via air conditioning. Or would it? ... Jon Rosenfield, a senior scientist for San Francisco Baykeeper, rejects Connaugton's notion that water would only be borrowed by the company. "They're not...
Blog Post: June 14, 2019
In June, Baykeeper conducted an aerial patrol to investigate a proposal by the federal Army Corps of Engineers to deepen a shipping channel in the San Joaquin River near Stockton. Ship traffic from Stockton travels on the San Joaquin River, including some ships that pass through the Delta to San...
BK In The News: June 14, 2019
For decades, Anchor Brewing made only a handful of beer styles, led by its flagship steam. But in recent years, spurred by the anything-goes ethos of modern craft beer, our city’s signature brewery has gotten creative. Here’s a tour of (almost) every beer Anchor has ever made... Baykeeper IPA: A...
E News: June 13, 2019
Monthly Update for June 2019 Suing Trump to protect Delta fish in peril Take action to protect the Bay from oil spills New report: Oakland's sewage system stinks Sucking rivers dry leaves only a trickle for the Bay Victory for the Bay! Joining forces to stop dirty coal exports Join the 6th...
BK In The News: June 13, 2019
To celebrate non-profit Waterkeeper Alliance’s 20th anniversary, Culture Trip sent photographers across the globe to document 20 Waterkeepers along the rivers, lakes and canals they dedicate their lives to protecting... Sejal Choksi-Chugh fights to reduce agricultural pollution, industrial run-off...
BK In The News: June 13, 2019
More than seven million people and five-hundred wildlife species call the Bay Area home… so polluted water is not an option. But in a densely urban environment, clean water doesn’t just happen… it’s a daily battle. Meet Sejal Choksi-Chugh. As the San Francisco Baykeeper, she’s the driving force...
BK In The News: June 12, 2019
Bay Area residents aim to educate community about health, climate, spill risks from expansion proposal at Phillips 66’s San Francisco Refinery... Supporting organizations include 350 Bay Area, Amazon Watch, Fresh Air Vallejo, and San Francisco Baykeeper.
BK In The News: June 12, 2019
Traditional Chochenyo and Karkin Ohlone Lands (SAN FRANCISCO, CA) — A group of local residents today launched the Protect the Bay coalition to educate the Bay Area community about the expansion proposal at Phillips 66’s San Francisco Refinery in Rodeo to bring in more oil tankers and process more...
Blog Post: June 10, 2019
In 2013, the Vallejo Marine Terminal (VMT) and Orcem Cement company proposed to build a bulk shipping terminal and cement plant along the shores of Mare Island Strait, in northern San Francisco Bay. But that’s not all. In addition to handling polluting cement materials, the terminal also could be...

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