Baykeeper In The News

Articles and other news featuring Baykeeper's role in protecting the Bay
EBMUD insert to East Bay Express | September 18, 2018 | Sick of Sewage
Partners in Action: Stand by the Bay, take in the views, watch the waves. EBMUD works regularly with community groups like Baykeeper to protect San Francisco Bay.
East Bay Express | September 12, 2018 | Toxic Pollutants
Anti-coal activists protested outside a "responsible investment" panel discussion in San Francisco today... Oakland is currently appealing the decision and briefs in the case are due at the end of October, according to Erica Maharg, an attorney with San Francisco Baykeeper who is working on the case. The city’s legal team is being supported by the...
Indybay | September 4, 2018 | Oil Spills
While California is often lauded as a “climate leader” and Governor Jerry Brown is praised as a “climate hero” in national and international media, the reality is much different, as we can see in the  widening gap between lofty California climate goals and the reality on the ground in the Bay Area and other refining centers in the...
Courthouse News | August 21, 2018 | Water Resources
In the latest chapter of California’s ceaseless war to manage shrinking water sources, regulators are considering drastic changes ... “The board should set strong requirements on flow levels and temperature based on the best available science,” said Ben Eichenberg, staff attorney for San Francisco Baykeeper. “And the science definitively shows...
Red, Green and Blue | August 21, 2018 | Water Resources
One day before the State Water Resources Control Board’s hearing on increased flows for the San Joaquin River and its three tributaries was held in Sacramento on August 21 ... Ben Eichenberg, the Staff Attorney for San Francisco Baykeeper, emphasized that the Board should set strong requirements on flow levels and...
KQED California Report | August 17, 2018 | Oil Spills
Regional air regulators have approved a proposal by Phillips 66 to process an extra 61 million gallons of crude oil every year at its refinery in Rodeo... "The refinery is trying to pretend that the increases are insignificant" said Sejal Choksi-Chugh, executive director of San Francisco Baykeeper. "The air board seems to be falling for this ploy...
Waterkeeper Alliance Magazine | August 9, 2018 | Ghost Fleet
The “Ghost Fleet of Suisun Bay”– the decaying military ships that poisoned the San Francisco Bay ecosystem for 40 years – is finally gone, as a result of legal action brought against the federal government in 2007 by San Francisco Baykeeper, Arc Ecology, and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Removal of the 57 mothballed ships and...
Blue Avocado | July 23, 2018 | About Baykeeper
As a recovering lawyer, I wasn't professionally trained in development when I became an executive director three years ago, yet my Board expected me to get to work fundraising...fast. When I began exploring the field, I quickly learned there are a lot of recognized best practices. One of the most tried and true ground rules to successful...
KRON4 News | July 19, 2018 | Bay Defense
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - The quality of the water in San Francisco Bay is showing improvement after decades of aggressive ongoing environmental initiatives. SF Baykeeper is one of several bay water watchdogs reporting an improvement. "In the 1960's it was really bad before clean water acts," said Sejal Choksi-Chugh, executive director of SF...
The Daily Californian | July 18, 2018 | Bay Defense
Recently, the water quality in the San Francisco Bay has been showing signs of improvement, partly thanks to decades of environmental cleanup efforts... Nonprofit environmental advocacy organization San Francisco Baykeeper, or SF Baykeeper, is in its 29th year of working to improve the bay’s water quality. The organization monitors industrial...

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