STRENGTHENING LAWS
Photo: Robert McKinney
STRENGTHENING LAWS
STRENGTHENING LAWS
Photo: Peter Thoeny
STRENGTHENING LAWS

Strengthening Laws

Baykeeper strengthens laws and policies to defend the Bay

The laws and policies that protect San Francisco Bay aren’t strong enough. Powerful polluters lobby to weaken regulations — and government agencies often don’t have the resources or political will to enforce existing laws.

Baykeeper uses scientific and legal expertise to stand up against dirty polluters that try to exploit and weaken critical safeguards. We advocate for government agencies to adopt stronger, enforceable policies that will create real protections for the Bay.

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Clean Water Act 50th Anniversary: Taking Big Oil All the Way to the Supreme Court

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act. So we’re looking back to celebrate the ways this effective law has helped us protect San Francisco Bay—and share how we’re still working...

Tell SFPUC: Invest in Solutions to Prevent Harmful Algae Blooms & Fish Kills

A large harmful algae bloom has grown to cover vast portions of San Francisco Bay, causing alarming fish kills across the region. Algae thrive in warm water that receives lots of sunlight. If the...

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