BAYKEEPER IN THE NEWS
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Sunnyvale fined $187,000 after spilling nearly 300,000 gallons of wastewater into San Francisco Bay

Mercury News

State water pollution officials have hit the city of Sunnyvale with $187,000 penalty after the city’s wastewater treatment plant spilled more than a quarter million gallons of partially treated...

The A’s believe their Howard Terminal ballpark project is eco-conscious. Environmental groups are skeptical

The Athletic

Last August, shortly after the A’s filed a lawsuit in Alameda County Superior Court against the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), A’s president Dave Kaval sent out a series of...

This Indian American ‘Water Warrior’ Is Saving San Francisco Bay

The Quint

‘Water warrior’ Sejal’s passion for conservation has been shaped significantly by her childhood experiences. Riding an elephant, little Sejal started crying when she was about one-fourth the way up a...

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...

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