Baykeeper In The News

Articles and other news featuring Baykeeper's role in protecting the Bay
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...
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...
10Fold Communications | August 19, 2019 | Events
If you have attended 10Fold’s Media Shark Tank, you already know that it features some of the nation’s top business media, who serve as judges evaluating the pitches of tech CEOs in a live setting... Well, the CEOs pitching are required to make a donation to benefit Baykeeper, a non-profit that keeps the Bay waters clean and healthy for all its...
Comstock's Magazine | August 14, 2019 | Climate Change
Fast-thinking innovation is needed to prevent ‘wetter wets, drier dries, hotter hots’ from threatening the state’s crops, species and economy... That farmers are growing such water-intensive crops in such arid places is the result of misguided 20th century engineering, says Jon Rosenfield, a senior scientist with Baykeeper, an environmental...

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