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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

Settlement establishes end date for scourge of coal and petcoke dust, and will include interim health protections for Richmond residents for the next five years Richmond, CA—Today, the Richmond...

Baykeeper Notifies Benicia Petcoke Polluter of Intent to Sue   Oakland, CA—San Francisco Baykeeper yesterday served a notice of intent to sue Amports, the owner of the Port of Benicia,...

 Coalition Blasts EPA Delays on Replacing Do-Nothing Trump Rule WASHINGTON— One hundred environmental, community and public-health groups called on the Biden administration today to...

Oakland, CA—A federal judge Monday threw out a major Trump administration rule that scaled back federal protections for streams, marshes, and wetlands across the United States. Trump's rule would...

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...

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.  

San Francisco Chronicle

After legal battles with the coal industry, Richmond has reached an agreement with its shipping port and its suppliers to halt shipments and storage of coal by the end of 2026, eliminating the dust-...

RICHMOND (CBS SF) — Richmond city officials on Friday announced a new plan for the city to phase out the handling of coal and “petcoke” at the Levin Richmond Marine Terminal in the next five years,...

NBC Bay Area

An NBC Bay Area investigation reveals a present danger from toxic materials, some buried more than a century ago. Scientists are only now beginning to understand the urgent threat as new science...

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