America's Cup Preparations May Unleash Invasive Seaweed on Bay

The Bay Citizen

The America’s Cup could spread something far more destructive across San Francisco Bay than tourists and fast-moving catamarans.

While residents on Thursday will discover the extent of traffic and transit havoc that will be wrought by the event, environmentalists have been warning city and port officials that the regatta will provide an aggressive form of invasive algae with a free ride throughout the region.