BAYKEEPER IN THE NEWS
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With San Francisco Bay on life support, Newsom withholds the cure

CalMatters

By Jon Rosenfield, Special to CalMatters San Francisco Bay’s life support systems are unravelling quickly, and a wealth of science indicates that unsustainable water diversions are driving this...

Emails Raise Questions About Chevron’s Bay Area Oil Spill Response

Capital & Main

The morning after a quarter-inch hole in a pipeline owned by Chevron leaked petroleum fluids into the San Francisco Bay on February 9, Richmond Mayor Tom Butt struck an optimistic tone about the...

Opposition to Bay Area gas well reflects mounting concerns about climate change

San Francisco Chronicle

A Brentwood company’s proposal to drill a natural gas well in Suisun Marsh has become the latest flash point in California’s quest to fight climate change and transition away from fossil fuels....

Flow Rules Stalled As Tunnel Advances

Estuary News

As California stares down the barrel of yet another dry year, alarm bells are already ringing over conditions in the Delta. Environmental groups, fishermen, tribes, and a host of others are calling...

Bay Protectors Skeptical About Biofuel Refinery Ploy

KMUD News

San Francisco Baykeeper staff attorney Ben Eichenberg joins KMUD to speak with host Gary Hughes of Biofuelwatch about the threats to California marine environments from the oil industry and the risks...

Baykeeper on Asian Pacific America

NBC Bay Area

Interview with Sejal Choksi-Chugh, Executive Director of Baykeeper on Robert Handa's Asian Pacific America Program.

The Coming Tide: North Bay Cities Grapple With Sea Level Rise

The Bohemian

The air was still in early January when my father and I took his kayak onto the waters of San Rafael’s Canal neighborhood. Thin layers of oil floated on the water. Occasionally a plastic bottle or...

Environmental Groups Urge Feds to Reject Gas Drilling Project in North Bay Wetland

KQED

Local political leaders and a dozen Bay Area environmental groups are urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to reject a permit proposal for an exploratory natural gas drilling project in Suisun...

What caused Chevron pipeline to leak diesel into bay?

Richmond Confidential

It could take as long as six months before people in Richmond know what caused a Chevron pipeline to leak hundreds of gallons of a diesel product into San Francisco Bay in February. An independent...

San Francisco Bay: EPA deals setback to Cargill over Redwood City property

Mercury News

The Biden administration has sided with environmentalists in their long-running battle with Cargill Salt over whether an expansive property on the shoreline of San Francisco Bay in Redwood City can...

U.S. EPA drops challenge of Redwood City salt ponds’ protection under Clean Water Act

San Francisco Examiner

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday backed down from its stance that the Redwood City salt ponds are not protected by the Clean Water Act, signaling a change in the Biden...

EPA abandons plan to appeal ruling protecting Redwood City salt ponds from development

San Francisco Chronicle

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday abandoned its appeal of a federal judge’s ruling last year that a sprawling collection of Redwood City salt ponds is protected from development...

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