BAYKEEPER IN THE NEWS
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Baykeeper in the News

The latest media coverage featuring Baykeeper's work defending the Bay and holding polluters accountable. For press inquiries, click here

Court denies Sunnyvale's request to dismiss Clean Water Act suit

Courthouse News

A federal court in California denied the city of Sunnyvale’s request to dismiss San Francisco Baykeeper’s Clean Water Act suit alleging the city’s sewer system unlawfully releases polluted stormwater...

State Investigates Second Outage-Caused EBMUD Sewage Spill in Months

KQED

State water quality regulators are investigating a large wastewater spill... "Two large sewage spills resulting from power outages and backup generator failures in a matter of months can no longer be...

Buckler Brouhaha Boils On

Estuary News

... Although not a party to either suit, San Francisco Baykeeper has been following the cases. Staff attorney Nicole Sasaki welcomed Judge Mueller’s decision: “The violations on Point Buckler Island...

Army Ends Plan To Dredge Regional Waterways For Oil Tankers

San Francisco Chronicle

A four-year battle over a plan to dredge 13 miles of waterways to clear San Francisco Bay for larger oil tankers ended Monday, with the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers announcing it was scuttling the...

Petcoke Pollution in Benicia

Benicia Independent

Active crude oil pipelines run from the refinery behind our historic Officers’ Row and Clocktower to the Valero tanker dock, (located just east of the Clocktower); petroleum coke is is transferred...

Raw sewage in creeks prompts lawsuits against Sunnyvale and Mountain View

Mercury News

A Bay Area environmental group has sued the cities of Sunnyvale and Mountain View, saying they are in violation of the federal Clean Water Act for discharging raw sewage and polluted storm water into...

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