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Bay Protectors Skeptical About Biofuel Refinery Ploy


San Francisco Baykeeper staff attorney Ben Eichenberg joins KMUD to speak with host Gary Hughes of Biofuelwatch about the threats to California marine environments from the oil industry and the risks...

Baykeeper on Asian Pacific America

NBC Bay Area

Interview with Sejal Choksi-Chugh, Executive Director of Baykeeper on Robert Handa's Asian Pacific America Program.

The Coming Tide: North Bay Cities Grapple With Sea Level Rise

The Bohemian

The air was still in early January when my father and I took his kayak onto the waters of San Rafael’s Canal neighborhood. Thin layers of oil floated on the water. Occasionally a plastic bottle or...

Environmental Groups Urge Feds to Reject Gas Drilling Project in North Bay Wetland


Local political leaders and a dozen Bay Area environmental groups are urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to reject a permit proposal for an exploratory natural gas drilling project in Suisun...

What caused Chevron pipeline to leak diesel into bay?

Richmond Confidential

It could take as long as six months before people in Richmond know what caused a Chevron pipeline to leak hundreds of gallons of a diesel product into San Francisco Bay in February. An independent...

San Francisco Bay: EPA deals setback to Cargill over Redwood City property

Mercury News

The Biden administration has sided with environmentalists in their long-running battle with Cargill Salt over whether an expansive property on the shoreline of San Francisco Bay in Redwood City can...

EPA abandons plan to appeal ruling protecting Redwood City salt ponds from development

San Francisco Chronicle

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday abandoned its appeal of a federal judge’s ruling last year that a sprawling collection of Redwood City salt ponds is protected from development...

U.S. EPA drops challenge of Redwood City salt ponds’ protection under Clean Water Act

San Francisco Examiner

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday backed down from its stance that the Redwood City salt ponds are not protected by the Clean Water Act, signaling a change in the Biden...

Backlash Grows in Wake of Chevron Oil Spill

SF Gate

On Feb. 9, an oil spill at the Chevron refinery in Richmond released approximately 600 gallons of oil into the San Francisco Bay. The oil spilled for at least two hours before it was stopped and a...

Councilman, advocates call for change after latest Chevron refinery spill

KTVU Fox News

Richmond residents deserve more answers from Chevron and public agencies about an oil spill earlier this month and the community needs to discuss a future without the oil giant's refinery operating...

Cleanup of the Richmond Chevron refinery leak has ended, but questions remain

Mercury News

The cleanup of an oil leak two weeks ago at the Richmond Chevron refinery has been completed, authorities said Tuesday, but questions remain from residents and environmentalists about what caused the...


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