San Francisco Bay

July 23, 2009--San Francisco Baykeeper wins sewage spill prevention settlements (Environmental News Service)

Sewage spills that have contributed to water pollution in San Francisco Bay will be reduced under two settlements reached last week between the nonprofit San Francisco Baykeeper and the Town of Hillsboroug

June 27, 2009--Activists hot over senator's stance on oyster farm (Denver Post)

A powerful Senate Democrat is backing an oyster farmer over the National Park Service in a northern California controversy that has environmentalists seething.

February 18, 2009--Sewage leak into SF Bay mostly contained (Denver Post)

A sewage leak at a Sausalito treatment plant that has released 500,000 gallons of sewage into San Francisco Bay is mostly contained.

February 12, 2009--Regulators move to try to reduce trash in bay (Denver Post)

Water quality regulators are taking the first steps in trying to eliminate some of the trash and debris accumulating on the shores of San Francisco Bay.

November 14, 2008--Calculating the costs of climate change in California (NY Times)

A couple of weeks after releasing a report calculating the net economic benefits of California’s 30-year drive for energy efficiency, David Roland-Holst , an economics professor at the

November 4, 2008--State water panel to vote on $2 million for monitoring beaches (L.A. Times)

After Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger slashed the $1 million spent each year on ocean water testing, county health officials scrambled to piece together new plans to protect beachgoers from harmful bacteria.


October 26 ,2008--Northern California wetlands are getting back to natural (L.A. Times)

It took eight years of planning, of which two were spent bulldozing and excavating to knock down levees and redirect creeks, to re-create the "naturalness" of the Giacomini Wetlands, one of the most extensive restoration projects of its kind undertaken by the National Park Service. The


October 20, 2008--Deaths of small fry a big issue (Denver Post)

For a newly hatched striped bass in the Hudson River, a clutch of trout eggs in Lake Michigan or a baby salmon in San Francisco Bay, drifting a little too close to a power plant can mean a quick and turbulent death.


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