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Governor Newsom Doubles Down on Controversial Delta Tunnel

Governor Newsom Doubles Down on Controversial Delta Tunnel  California's Chinook Salmon One Step Closer to Extinction Governor Newsom’s Water Resources Department applied for a...

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Schnitzer's Toxic Mess Around the Bay

For decades, Schnitzer Steel’s auto-shredding operation on the Oakland shoreline has released chemicals and heavy metals into the Bay and nearby neighborhoods. And large fires, likely ignited by...

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Making Waves at 35: Our Local Wins Made a National Difference

In celebration of our 35th year of defending San Francisco Bay, each month we’re sharing a significant victory that we’ve won together, and highlighting how it’s still making waves today....

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Governor Newsom's "Salmon Strategy" will Accelerate Decline of Central Valley Salmon Runs

Governor Newsom's "Salmon Strategy" will Accelerate Decline of Central Valley Salmon Runs San Francisco Baykeeper Issues Statement   Governor Newsom today announced a plan to support...

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Judge Allows Coal Terminal to Proceed, Groups Pledge Resistance

Developers May Proceed with Plans for Controversial Oakland Coal Terminal   Community and environmental groups remain committed to stopping the project   OAKLAND, Calif. —...

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Tribal and Environmental Organizations Sue to Stop Delta Tunnel Project

State Conducted Inadequate Review of Alternatives, Used Questionable Trump-era Interpretations of Law    Oakland—Late yesterday, a coalition of Tribal and environmental organizations...

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Baykeeper Sues Federal Agency for Failing to Meet Endangered Species Act Requirements

Baykeeper Sues Federal Agency for Failing to  Meet Endangered Species Act Requirements   Fish and Wildlife Service Missed Congressional Deadlines to Protect Longfin Smelt...

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A Wall in the Bay?

As sea levels rise in the Bay, cities are scrambling to figure out how to prepare. Some cities are contemplating multi-benefit, nature-based solutions and managed retreat for critical infrastructure...

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Court Rules Bay Waters Remain Protected Under Clean Water Act

Court Rules Bay Waters Remain Protected Under Clean Water Act   Baykeeper Defends Clean Water Act Against Attack by South Bay Cities   The United States District Court for the...

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Baykeeper statement: State Releases Environmental Report for Delta Tunnel

Newsom Administration Releases Environmental Report for Delta Tunnel    New Water Diversion Would Doom Salmon, Sturgeon, Steelhead, Smelt   The California Department of...

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Alliance of Sportfishing and Environmental Groups Petition California and Feds to Protect SF Bay White Sturgeon

North America’s largest and oldest fish are declining fast, as more threats loom.                       Today,...

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A Message for Holiday Cooks & Kitchen Helpers

When you think of the holidays, Bay pollution probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But every year, celebratory meals worsen sewage pollution in San Francisco Bay. Holiday cooking...

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