Baykeeper In The News

Articles and other news featuring Baykeeper's role in protecting the Bay
Berkeleyside | July 17, 2019 | Events
Khafre Jay was raised in Hunters Point in San Francisco, “a spot that’s not on the tourist map at all,” as he puts it... “You could tell the audience really cared, they weren’t just there for the music,” said Sejal Choksi-Chugh, executive director of environmental nonprofit San Francisco’s Baykeeper, who was a panelist at the last Environmental...
Shape Magazine | July 9, 2019 | Bay Parade
My first stand-up paddling competition (and fifth time on a stand-up paddleboard—tops) was the Red Paddle Co's Dragon World Championship in Tailoise, Lake Annecy, France... Clean-water non-profit San Francisco Baykeeper hosts a 2-mile SUP event in the SF Bay (along with a 6.5-mile swim and 2-mile kayak) to support clean waters. ($75, baykeeper.org)
Sierra Sun Times | July 8, 2019 | Water Resources
A coalition of 55 conservation, fishing, recreation, water policy, and environmental justice groups from throughout California, representing hundreds of thousands of Californians, sent a letter to state officials last week thanking the Governor for his “…leadership in tackling California’s water issues.” ... Jon Rosenfield, Senior Scientist with...
KALW Public Radio | July 3, 2019 | Bay Defense
Baykeeper's Sejal Choski-Chugh patrols the Bay for polluters... The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission or the BCDC was established in the mid-1960s to regulate development, prevent the destruction of wetlands, and ensure public access to San Francisco Bay. It's an organization that usually doesn’t get much attention, but now...
Alameda Sun | June 28, 2019 | Advocacy
What started off under the radar ended up in the spotlight. On June 17, the City Council unanimously rejected a lease at Alameda Point for a digital data storage facility that would have been part of “the cloud.” ... The proposal met with strong opposition from San Francisco Baykeeper, the Sierra Club, the Golden Gate Audubon Society and Alameda...
SF Gate | June 27, 2019 | Sediment Mgmt
The Sierra Club and four other environmental groups sent the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers a public comment letter Monday objecting to the agency's plan to dredge a 13-mile channel.. In addition to the Sierra Club and Center for Biological Diversity, groups signing the letter are Communities for a Better Environment, San Francisco Baykeeper and...
Center for Biological Diversity | June 25, 2019 | Sediment Mgmt
OAKLAND, Calif.— Public-interest groups filed a joint letter Monday with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers strongly warning against efforts to dredge a deeper channel through San Francisco Bay... “The Corps has failed to fully disclose the project’s impacts,” said Erica Maharg, managing attorney for San Francisco Baykeeper. “This dredging project...
East Bay Express | June 18, 2019 | Advocacy
A waterfront server farm cooled by the bay would be environmentally less impactful than one cooled via air conditioning. Or would it? ... Jon Rosenfield, a senior scientist for San Francisco Baykeeper, rejects Connaugton's notion that water would only be borrowed by the company. "They're not returning the water in the exact condition," Rosenfield...
San Francisco Chronicle | June 14, 2019 | About Baykeeper
For decades, Anchor Brewing made only a handful of beer styles, led by its flagship steam. But in recent years, spurred by the anything-goes ethos of modern craft beer, our city’s signature brewery has gotten creative. Here’s a tour of (almost) every beer Anchor has ever made... Baykeeper IPA: A balanced, seasonal IPA, available October through...
Culture Trip | June 13, 2019 | Bay Defense
To celebrate non-profit Waterkeeper Alliance’s 20th anniversary, Culture Trip sent photographers across the globe to document 20 Waterkeepers along the rivers, lakes and canals they dedicate their lives to protecting... Sejal Choksi-Chugh fights to reduce agricultural pollution, industrial run-off, sewage overflows, mercury contamination and oil...

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