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Baykeeper Launches Clean Boatyard Initiative

Baykeeper is launching a new region-wide initiative to reduce pollution from Bay Area boatyards. Boatyards are both a vital part of the Bay’s maritime industry and a source of Bay pollution – paint...

New Debate on America's Cup Waterfront Plans

Last week, the Bay Conservation and Development Commission began the process of modifying an existing plan to protect open water basins along San Francisco's waterfront, in order to allow docking of...

Join Baykeeper at California Academy NightLife on Nov. 10

Join Baykeeper on Thursday evening, November 10 at the California Academy of Sciences "Surf & Tides" NightLife event. The evening program will celebrate surfing and tidal forces and feature a...

Battle of the Bay SUP Race a Great Success!

On Saturday, October 29, more than 150 paddlers took to the water at McNear's Beach in San Rafael as part of the inaugural Battle of the Bay Stand Up Paddleboard Races. It was an exciting day on...

EPA Cost Estimate Threatens Pesticide Protections

Hard-won pesticide protections for creeks, rivers, fish and wildlife could be jeopardized by recent exaggerated cost estimates from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The agency has...

Join the Battle of the Bay SUP Races Saturday

Join Baykeeper this Saturday, October 29, at the Battle of the Bay Stand Up Paddleboard Races on San Francisco Bay! Held at McNear’s Beach in San Rafael, this inaugural event promises lots of SUP...

SharkTank Competition to Benefit Baykeeper

Baykeeper is excited to be a part of the first-of-its-kind SharkTank messaging competition presented by Trainer Communications. On November 17, CEOs of Bay Area technology companies will have three...

Discounts on Rain Barrels in San Francisco

Want to help cut pollution in the Bay by collecting and reusing rainwater from your San Francisco rooftop? If so, you can get a discount of up to 60% on rain barrels from the San Francisco Public...

Press Release - Governor Signs Baykeeper Oil Spill Bill

Sacramento, CA – Finally, the California Office of Spill Prevention and Response – part of the Department of Fish and Game – is set to get an increase in funding from oil companies doing business in...

Governor Signs Baykeeper Oil Spill Bill

Governor Brown has signed Baykeeper's AB 1112 to provide much-needed funding for oil spill prevention and response measures in California. The budget for California's Office of Spill Prevention...

Shark Fin Ban Signed By Governor Brown

Today California Governor Jerry Brown approved a bill that will ban the possession, sale and distribution of imported shark fins in the state of California. Under the new law, shark fins will not be...

BCDC Approves Amendment to the Bay Plan Addressing Sea Level Rise

This afternoon the Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) unanimously approved an amendment to the Bay Plan which addresses climate change - with specific focus on sea level rise...


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