Baykeeper In The News

Articles and other news featuring Baykeeper's role in protecting the Bay
San Francisco Chronicle | January 22, 2010 | Sick of Sewage
More than 23 sewage overflows fouled the region this week, said Sara Aminzadeh of San Francisco Baykeeper, causing the closure of five beaches in San Francisco, including Baker and Ocean.
San Francisco Examiner | January 21, 2010 | Ghost Fleet
A federal judge found Thursday that a fleet of rotting warships anchored near San Francisco Bay is in violation of federal and state pollution laws. "We can't allow these vessels to contaminate the bay for another ten or twenty years," said Jason Flanders, a staff attorney with San Francisco Baykeeper, a plaintiff.
The Almanac | December 11, 2009 | Sick of Sewage
An environmental watchdog group has filed a lawsuit against the West Bay Sanitary District and two Peninsula cities over violations of clean water laws. San Francisco Baykeeper, in a lawsuit filed Dec. 2 in U.S. District Court, contends that thousands of gallons of sewage overspills reached the San Francisco Bay over the past five years.
New York Times | December 4, 2009 | Sick of Sewage
Pam Welsh was a retired risk management analyst immersed in her family’s life when she learned this year that her Marin County bedroom community was considering a contract to have the world’s largest water company operate the local sewage plant.
San Mateo Daily Journal | December 4, 2009 | Sick of Sewage
San Francisco Baykeeper has added San Carlos to its list of Peninsula cities sued because of sewer overflows but the city contends its aggressive program is addressing the problem of an outdated system.