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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And the Award Goes to...

Protecting the health of San Francisco Bay is a team effort. That's why it's a special treat for us every spring to recognize Baykeeper’s Blue Rivet award winners. It's our opportunity to celebrate...

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Baykeeper Statement: CA Court Rules Metal Shredder Waste is Hazardous Material, Closing Loophole and Protecting Health of Bay and Bayshore Communities

Oakland—The Superior Court of California, Alameda County, ruled yesterday that the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) must regulate toxic metal shredder waste from Schnitzer...

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Baykeeper Joins Effort to Require Disclosure of Hydropower Climate Pollution

San Francisco Baykeeper joined a coalition of 136 groups petitioning the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to require America’s dams and reservoirs to report greenhouse gas emissions under...

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