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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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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Climate change hits sushi supply chain amid California water war

Bloomberg

If you’ve eaten sushi anywhere in the U.S., chances are the rice came from California’s Sacramento Valley. Fritz Durst, a sixth-generation farmer, has grown the grain and other crops there for more...

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One way to save California salmon threatened by drought: Truck them to the mountains and back

San Francisco Chronicle

In California, it’s not unusual for wildlife officials to truck salmon between their native river habitat and the Pacific Ocean. That’s especially true during droughts, when the Sacramento River runs...

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