Baykeeper In The News

Articles and other news featuring Baykeeper's role in protecting the Bay
The Mercury News | September 24, 2019 | Legal Action
A major legal battle is looming over a Silicon Valley site where a developer had proposed building the largest housing development on San Francisco Bay’s shoreline in half a century, the Cargill Salt property in Redwood City... The groups — Save the Bay, Committee for Green Foothills, San Francisco Baykeeper and Citizens’ Committee to Complete the...
Law360 | September 24, 2019 | Legal Action
California on Tuesday challenged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's determination that about 1,300 acres of salt ponds near San Francisco Bay, which developers have eyed for housing construction, are beyond the reach of the Clean Water Act... Several environmental groups, including San Francisco Baykeeper, also sued Tuesday over the salt...
KQED | September 24, 2019 | Bay Defense
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and a coalition of environmental groups sued the Trump administration today over a federal Environmental Protection Agency ruling that vast salt ponds in the South Bay are not “waters of the United States” ... Save The Bay filed the joint lawsuit with San Francisco Baykeeper, Committee for Green Foothills...
KRON4 News | September 21, 2019 | Events
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – This year’s 11th Annual Eat Real Festival is happening this weekend at Oakland’s Jack London Square... A portion of this year’s event proceeds benefit San Francisco Baykeeper.
East Bay Express | September 17, 2019 | Events
... The mission of Eat Real Festival is "to help revitalize regional food systems, build public awareness and respect for the craft of making good food and encourage the growth of American food entrepreneurs." A portion of the proceeds from this year's event support Baykeeper, a nonprofit dedicated to stopping pollution in the Bay.
NRDC Expert Blog | September 16, 2019 | Water Resources
Natural Resources Defense Council * Defenders of WildlifeSierra Club California * Golden Gate Salmon AssociationCalifornia Coastkeeper Alliance * Audubon CaliforniaThe Nature Conservancy * The Bay Institute * San Francisco Baykeeper * AzulPacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s AssociationsEnvironment California * Coastside Fishing Club * NextGen...
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 | Dredging
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...

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