Baykeeper In The News

Articles and other news featuring Baykeeper's role in protecting the Bay
Spark Plug Labs | September 13, 2019 | About Baykeeper
Kindness – an interview with Sejal Choksi-Chugh, Executive Director at San Francisco Baykeeper and Board of Directors at Sustainable Lafayette... Sejal serves as the Executive Director of San Francisco Baykeeper, a non-profit organization that's been defending the Bay from the biggest threats for over 30 years. Sejal holds a J.D. with a...
NRDC | September 12, 2019 | Oil Spills
On September 12, the California legislature passed AB 936, the state’s landmark legislation defining nonfloating oil and establishing specific procedures to ensure best possible preparedness in the event of a spill... As a co-sponsor of AB 936 together with the San Francisco Baykeeper, NRDC is grateful to Asm. Rivas for his leadership on...
Bay Nature | September 3, 2019 | Climate Change
For perhaps the first time in 80 years the California State Lands Commission, faced a decision this summer between competing ideas for the same parcel... The application has been championed by Committee for Green Foothills and endorsed by a variety of Bay Area nonprofit groups: Housing For All, Nuestra Casa, Outdoor Afro, Save the Bay, Baykeeper,...
Courthouse News | August 28, 2019 | Sediment Mgmt
A major oil spill in one of the nation’s most economically important waterways could become more likely unless a plan to dredge two San Francisco Bay channels less frequently is reconsidered... "That kind of catastrophe can obviously have very intense environmental impacts," attorney Erica Maharg said at a hearing on the plaintiffs' motion for...
10Fold Communications | August 19, 2019 | Events
If you have attended 10Fold’s Media Shark Tank, you already know that it features some of the nation’s top business media, who serve as judges evaluating the pitches of tech CEOs in a live setting... Well, the CEOs pitching are required to make a donation to benefit Baykeeper, a non-profit that keeps the Bay waters clean and healthy for all its...
Comstock's Magazine | August 14, 2019 | Climate Change
Fast-thinking innovation is needed to prevent ‘wetter wets, drier dries, hotter hots’ from threatening the state’s crops, species and economy... That farmers are growing such water-intensive crops in such arid places is the result of misguided 20th century engineering, says Jon Rosenfield, a senior scientist with Baykeeper, an environmental...
Marin Magazine | August 5, 2019 | Bay Parade
... Bay Parade: Celebrate the Baykeeper’s 6th annual Bay Parade on Sunday, August 11th, when boaters, rowers, swimmers, kayakers, and paddle boarders for a day of celebration and fun on the water. Over 200 participants unite to support Baykeeper’s mission for a clean and healthy San Francisco Bay. The Bay Parade grand finale will be broadcast live...
Earth Island Journal | August 2, 2019 | Climate Change
Resolution would help the Bay Area transition to renewables, clean up of toxic sites, and adapt to sea level rise. A perspective from Sejal Choksi-Chugh
SUP Connect | August 2, 2019 | Bay Parade
Attending a standup paddle boarding event is one of the best ways to enjoy the sport. It’s the perfect place to be introduced to the sport as a spectator, it’s a great place to learn and try new products, and it’s also a great way to connect with those who enjoy the sport just as much as you do... The 6th annual San Francisco Bay Parade is here!...
Waterkeeper Alliance | July 31, 2019 | About Baykeeper
Sejal Choksi-Chugh is leading the fight to restore San Francisco Bay to health... San Francisco Bay is part of the largest estuary on the west coast of the Americas, with headwaters that tumble from the Sierra Nevada Mountains, swell California’s longest rivers, and then rush through the Golden Gate to join the Pacific Ocean. The bay is also the...

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