STRENGTHENING LAWS
Photo: Robert McKinney
STRENGTHENING LAWS
STRENGTHENING LAWS
Photo: Peter Thoeny
STRENGTHENING LAWS

Strengthening Laws

Baykeeper strengthens laws and policies to defend the Bay

The laws and policies that protect San Francisco Bay aren’t strong enough. Powerful polluters lobby to weaken regulations — and government agencies often don’t have the resources or political will to enforce existing laws.

Baykeeper uses scientific and legal expertise to stand up against dirty polluters that try to exploit and weaken critical safeguards. We advocate for government agencies to adopt stronger, enforceable policies that will create real protections for the Bay.

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Science Leads the Way to a Healthy Bay

When Jon Rosenfield started at Baykeeper in 2019, he already had a long history of protecting the Bay. He was practically destined to join our team. After graduating from Cornell, Jon landed his...

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Governor Newsom, It's Nuts Not to Prepare for Drought

Governor Newsom is giving water handouts to California’s industrial agriculture at the expense of a healthy San Francisco Bay and the people who depend on it. What's worse, he's using bad science...

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Pressed by drought and climate change, a California city turns to desalination

Courthouse News

ANTIOCH, Calif. (CN) — Founded on a lush plain of the largest estuary on the West Coast of North America shortly after gold was discovered, Antioch’s fortunes have always risen and fallen with the...

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