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Millions of gallons of sewage flow into Bay following storms


OAKLAND, Calif. - East Bay Municipal Utility District officials said there were several sewage overflows just before New Year's during the storms, raising concern from Baykepeer, whose environmental...

Delta Tunnel Is 'Death Sentence for SF Bay’s Fish'

Daily Kos

On December 16, the San Francisco Baykeeper and 13 partner organizations filed comments with the California Department of Water Resources on the draft environmental impact report (DEIR) for...

Do more for the Bay

San Francisco Chronicle

Letter to the Editor:  Regarding “S.F. Bay can become a truly healthy body of water. But it’s going to take work” (Open Forum, Dec. 2): The recent Open Forum by two members of the...

Climate-critical S.F. plant unleashing 'gut-pinching' odors in Bayview

San Francisco Examiner

On a pot-holed street at the edge of San Francisco's southeastern shoreline, the scent of progress wafts through the air — and it reeks. Some have described the odors as "gut-pinching." Others,...

Greenhouse gaslighting and California’s water crisis

My Climate Journey

On Sunday August 28th, my phone blew up with reports of dead fish lining the shores of San Francisco Bay. San Francisco Baykeeper had been tracking a harmful “red tide” algae bloom since...

August Algal Bloom Causes Concern for Future of Bay Area's Sturgeon

NBC Bay Area

When thousands of dead fish began washing up on Bay Area shores last August, the result of a harmful algae bloom, researchers were alarmed to see hundreds of sturgeon carcasses among the dead....

San Francisco cuts deal with California water regulators to avoid severe restrictions

San Francisco Chronicle

Three of California’s biggest water suppliers, including the city of San Francisco, have reached a deal with the state that calls for reducing their immense consumption of river water but not as much...

Nuts for Water

Chretianne Isabelle Gomez

A voyage story about the Bay Area's agricultural sectors that watch their greediness impact the world around them.

Community Coalition Says ‘No’ to Coal Money in Oakland Mayor’s Race

Oakland Post

No Coal in Oakland, a grassroots coalition of community, faith, and environmental justice groups are denouncing an attempt by coal terminal developers to influence the Oakland mayor’s race with over...

Oakland’s election is heating up: Big spending by PACs, strategic alliances, and tweet backlash


Environmentalist and West Oakland community groups are alarmed by the coal terminal developers’ spending. Youth vs. Apocalypse, No Coal in Oakland, SF Baykeeper, Sierra Club, and SEIU Local 1021 plan...

Environmental groups push for increased river flow in wake of Delta algal bloom

ABC 7 News

The destructive algal bloom that struck San Francisco Bay this summer has researchers looking at both causes and solutions. But now, several environmental groups are demanding action on a similar...

South Bay Fish Fight

Estuary News

Two decades after the South Bay’s main water supplier agreed to restore aquatic habitat in the streams that flow from its reservoirs, fish in the region remain in dire straits, and local river...


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