MEDIA CENTER

Media Center

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

Jeopardized by Excessive Freshwater Diversions, Imperiled San Francisco Bay Fish One Step Closer to Protection SAN FRANCISCO—The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today proposed protecting the San...

OAKLAND—San Francisco Baykeeper filed a lawsuit today against the Santa Clara Valley Water District over its water management practices that violate the California Constitution, the Fish and Game...

SF Baykeeper and allied organizations today released an analysis of Governor Newsom’s Bay-Delta water scheme to circumvent efforts by the State Water Resources Control Board to increase protections...

SF Baykeeper Cautions Against Contact with the Brown Waters   OAKLAND—Over the past weeks, many residents and visitors to Lake Merritt, the Oakland Estuary, San Leandro Bay, and...

The California Department of Water Resources today released an environmental impact report for its proposed Delta tunnel project, which would divert water from the Sacramento River under  the...

Oakland, CA—The United States Supreme Court today released its ruling in West Virginia v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, which guts the EPA's authority to regulate climate-disrupting...

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

An inhabitant of the San Francisco Bay estuary is very close to getting federal protection after decades of advocacy from environmentalists, who say the tiny fish is vital to the ecosystem. Called...

Courthouse News

The San Francisco Bay-Delta population of the little longfin smelt may finally get federal protection as an endangered species after almost 30 years of petitioning and legal wrangling between...

San Francisco Examiner

The largest algal bloom to threaten San Francisco Bay in recent memory has finally receded, but the creature that triggered it still lurks in the bay’s blue waters, waiting for the right conditions...

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