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Baykeeper Media Center

Baykeeper's scientists, lawyers, and policy advocates can be reached anytime to speak about the threats to San Francisco Bay and how we hold polluters accountable.

Members of the media may also request to join a pollution patrol to see firsthand how Baykeeper works to defend the Bay.

Press Contact

Mark Westlund, Communications Director: 510-841-8329

Press Releases

SF Baykeeper and allied organizations today released an analysis of Governor Newsom’s Bay-Delta water scheme to circumvent efforts by the State Water Resources Control Board to increase protections...

Agency Violated Public Trust by Mismanaging Water Flows   OAKLAND—SF Baykeeper served Santa Clara Valley Water District yesterday afternoon with notice of Baykeeper’s intent to sue the...

SF Baykeeper Cautions Against Contact with the Brown Waters   OAKLAND—Over the past weeks, many residents and visitors to Lake Merritt, the Oakland Estuary, San Leandro Bay, and...

The California Department of Water Resources today released an environmental impact report for its proposed Delta tunnel project, which would divert water from the Sacramento River under  the...

Oakland, CA—The United States Supreme Court today released its ruling in West Virginia v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, which guts the EPA's authority to regulate climate-disrupting...

San Francisco Baykeeper submitted a letter in support of a petition filed last month with the California Water Resources Control Board by the Winnemem Wintu Tribe, Shingle Springs Band of Miwok...

In the News

Baykeeper's scientists, attorneys, and advocates are regularly featured as subject matter experts on San Francisco Bay pollution prevention, environmental justice, natural areas, endangered species, and more.  

KGO-ABC7

"You know, there is a unique opportunity now where the federal government and state governments have resources and are recognizing the decrepit state of our infrastructure, including our wastewater...

Fox Weather

Thousands of dead fish have washed ashore around the San Francisco Bay, including Oakland's Lake Merritt, amid a massive algae bloom that's spreading and killing. Scientist at San Franciso Baykeeper...

High Country News

Lake Merritt, in the center of Oakland, California, is a tidal estuary connected to the Pacific Ocean. It usually teems with life, both human and marine. In early September, its 3-mile shoreline was...

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