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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

Press Releases

San Francisco – A national study of water pollution from oil refineries reveals that Bay Area refineries are among the most polluting refineries in the country, including the Chevron Richmond and...

Bay Area Residents and Wildlife Remain at Risk President Biden is visiting the South Bay today with Governor Newsom to tour damage from recent storms.  January’s atmospheric river events...

Agencies Must Improve Sewage Systems to Meet Known Challenges OAKLAND—Reports indicate that recent heavy rains overwhelmed the East Bay Municipal Utility District’s sewage treatment plants....

Newsom's Delta Tunnel Comment Period Ends Baykeeper statement: Death Sentence for SF Bay’s Fish   Today, San Francisco Baykeeper and 13 partner organizations filed comments with the...

SF Baykeeper is a longstanding protector of San Francisco Bay, and our approach has always required us to work within the entirety of the Bay's watershed. A healthy Bay depends on the health of the...

OAKLAND, CA –– On Thursday, October 26, just twelve days before the November General Election, No Coal in Oakland, a grassroots coalition of community, faith, and environmental justice...

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.  

Common Dreams

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is failing to uphold its legal obligation to regulate the nearly half-billion gallons of toxic wastewater that petroleum refineries dump into the nation's...

North Bay Bohemian

On Sunday, Jan. 22, a group of hikers stood on a hillside in China Camp State Park near San Rafael watching, not wildlife thriving in the park’s salt marshes, but cars and bicycles below. It was...

KQED

The nine atmospheric river storms that began dumping vast amounts of rain on the state in late December, and refused to let up until last weekend, overwhelmed aging sewer systems, forcing wastewater...

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