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Promising Advances for Salmon in the Bay Watershed

Although the number of salmon spawning in local creeks has dropped precipitiously over the past several years, this season there is some good news for these migrating fish. The San Francisco...

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Decrease in California's Toxic Chemicals Doesn't Tell the Full Story

The San Francisco Chronicle recently reported on EPA's announcement of a decrease in the amount of toxic chemicals released by heavy industry in the state of California. Read the article here: http...

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A New Win for Fighting Deadly Power Plant Technology

Thank you to everyone who took action last month to end fish kills at California power plants – our advocacy was successful! The State Water Board has rejected an industry appeal trying to overturn...

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Volunteers Needed to Collect Storm Water Samples this Winter

With the arrival of the rainy season, the Baykeeper staff has been busy collecting samples of storm water to test for pollution. And we need volunteers who can help! During the rainy season,...

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Take Action! Last Week To Comment on BCDC's Sea Level Rise Policy

Over the last several months Baykeeper has been speaking up in favor of the sea level rise policy currently being considered by the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC...

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Setback for California's Green Chemistry Initiative

Baykeeper has advocated for new regulations under California's Green Chemistry Initiative, which would require manufacturers to phase out toxic chemicals in consumer products. The San Francisco...

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Bay for the Gulf Raises $5,000 for Gulf Coast Waterkeepers

On Sunday, October 24th, San Francisco Baykeeper sponsored the Bay for the Gulf Gala, a food and wine event to raise funds for the efforts of the Gulf Coast Waterkeepers as they continue to respond...

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Help Keep the Bay Clean this Holiday Season

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and along with it, winter rains.  Many people don’t realize that this combination can lead directly to sewage spills in San Francisco Bay. Cooking rich...

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Baykeeper Settles Major Sewage Spill Lawsuit with Millbrae

Frequent sewage spills in Millbrae will soon be dramatically reduced through a new agreement between San Francisco Baykeeper and the City of Millbrae. The pollution watchdog group sued the City...

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Ballot Measure Attempts to Repeal CA's Clean Energy and Clean Air Standards

Mayor Gavin Newsom, Sierra Club Chairman Carl Pope, and leaders from environmental organizations today challenged Texas oil companies for bankrolling a November ballot proposition that will repeal...

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Ghost Fleet to be Cleaned Up and Removed from Suisun Bay

The U.S. Maritime Administration, the federal agency responsible for San Francisco Bay’s ghost fleet, has agreed to clean up and remove the abandoned and decaying ships from the Suisun Bay...

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Baykeeper Secures Agreement from San Carlos to Invest Millions in Preventing Sewage Spills

Frequent sewage spills in San Carlos will soon be reduced through a new agreement with San Francisco Baykeeper to make substantial improvements to sewage operations. The pollution watchdog group sued...

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