MEDIA CENTER

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Baykeeper Media Center

Baykeeper's scientists, lawyers, and policy advocates can be reached anytime to speak about the threats to San Francisco Bay and how we hold polluters accountable.

Members of the media may also request to join a pollution patrol to see firsthand how Baykeeper works to defend the Bay.

Press Contact

Mark Westlund, Communications Director: 510-841-8329; mark@baykeeper.org

Press Releases

Oakland—San Francisco Baykeeper joined a coalition of environmental and social jsutice organizations to oppose Dennis Herrera as next San Francisco Public Utilities Commission general manager, and...

Oakland—San Francisco Baykeeper today submitted comments to the City of Alameda on its draft general plan update. Baykeeper applauds Alameda as one of few Bay Area jurisdictions to address...

Oakland—Following two years of exceptionally dry conditions, the East Bay Utility District's board of directors voted Tuesday evening (April 27) to declare a stage one drought, and asked rate payers...

Today, Redwood City Salt Plant, LLC, an affiliate of Cargill Incorporated, the largest privately held company in the United States, abandoned its latest attempt to facilitate selling off its South...

The EPA today abandoned a Trump-era attempt to remove federal Clean Water Act protections from the South Bay salt ponds, which would have facilitated property owner Cargill selling off the wetlands...

Oakland, CA—Oil infrastructure at Chevron's Richmond refinery failed today, causing oil to spill into the Bay. Chevron's initial measures to control the spill were inadequate, and oil quickly...

In the News

Baykeeper's scientists, attorneys, and advocates are regularly featured as subject matter experts on San Francisco Bay pollution prevention, environmental justice, natural areas, endangered species, and more.  

Pacific Sun

So many salmon once spawned each year in the Central Valley that humans all but lived on them, and chemical traces of the fish are still detectable in the soil, where the scavenged carcasses...

Sacramento News & Review

On July 6, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife published an update on the status of federally and state-protected Sacramento River winter-run Chinook salmon, which warns “it is possible...

Mercury News

With no fanfare and few people realizing, an infamous chapter in Bay Area environmental history has closed. Or rather, sailed away. The Cape Mohican, an 873-foot-long military cargo ship that was...

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