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Executive Director @SFBaykeeper: defending #SFBay from the biggest threats and holding polluters accountable w/science, advocacy, law, and a boat.

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Joined Twitter 5/1/09


@Ian__Wren @SFBaykeeper @kurtisalexander Great coverage, @kurtisalexander — when we emailed about dredging last wee… https://t.co/YtDYVbd2teJust in time for Baykeeper's 30th anniversary, @AnchorBrewing has released the Baykeeper IPA in cans—a collaboratio… https://t.co/J0gOlB4DYc
Retweeted by Sejal Choksi-ChughIgnoring climate science & the huge, at-capacity crowd, Newark City Council approved the luxury sprawl development… https://t.co/eA0xC5AhpL
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11/19
2019
The Trump administration's extinction plan for endangered fish / a bloom of microplastics / #SFBay sharks—& more in… https://t.co/wTQpYw32OI
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11/18
2019
Wild CA salmon are threatened by habitat loss and dams. 200,000+ used to swim in the Yuba River — now it’s <3,000.… https://t.co/Jt3mj5adqX
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11/15
2019
Wild CA salmon are threatened by habitat loss and dams. 200,000+ used to swim in the Yuba River — now it’s <3,000.… https://t.co/Jt3mj5adqXEven with all we know about the challenges posed by climate change and sea level rise, some cities seem determined… https://t.co/wVaeDhPPCu
Retweeted by Sejal Choksi-Chugh“There hasn’t been any guidance given to jurisdictions, either Newark or anybody else building along the shoreline,… https://t.co/AxEjMTMJ1e
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11/14
2019
"Californians share a land with a precious & limited water supply... It falls to @GavinNewsom to fight, not join, t… https://t.co/C6qnme4MHv
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11/13
2019
Fantastic staff retreat with our partners Yuba River Waterkeeper and @yubariverpeople learning about #sfbay’s beaut… https://t.co/aZwMhSP5sh @BarbaraBarrigan @AMYCHAMP @krkhoury @realkimberlye @jasmineleek @Sweetloumack @Makeadifrenz @DottyForTracyhttps://t.co/kDg73moS6gFederal biologists have quietly granted permission to nearly exterminate an endangered run of salmon in order to se… https://t.co/38lr9VW94L
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11/9
2019
♻️Breaking: California's plastic-pollution fight may be headed to voters. @RecologySF, environmentalists file initi… https://t.co/z4ora4OhqG
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11/6
2019
"@GavinNewsom can still live up to his promise as an environmental champion, but he needs to ask water agencies to… https://t.co/psEjwMeke8
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11/4
2019
Thanks so much to our @HSBC_US cleanup volunteers for helping fight trash pollution & protecting beautiful #SFBay!… https://t.co/8awhr0ebRL
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10/31
2019
Another massive handout from Interior Secretary Bernhardt to his former lobbying clients at the Westlands Water Dis… https://t.co/i3Fkj9c1we
Retweeted by Sejal Choksi-ChughGREAT NEWS: AB 936 has been signed into law by Governor Newsom! The law will protect the San Francisco Bay and the… https://t.co/U8SMKLKGIq
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10/29
2019
A Trump administration report reverses scientists' findings that the #SFBay-Delta is in desperate need of water: "T… https://t.co/PN7PXnmMqo
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10/26
2019
A huge thanks to @10FoldComms for the amazing support to help @SFBaykeeper protect all the sharks and wildlife of… https://t.co/rEraGzsYSt
10/25
2019
The developers of a proposed coal export terminal in Oakland are locked in litigation with the city. But over the… https://t.co/swFLIl8I5t
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10/24
2019
Shame on Bernhardt and Westlands Water for being so stupidly short-sighted and greedy with California’s limited wat… https://t.co/CbAK1nom6WThis move—to slash protections, allowing large amounts of water to be diverted for arid farmland—threatens commerci… https://t.co/VNDKxCGIZC
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10/23
2019
Take action for our waters and tell @EPAAWheeler to stand up for a strong definition of “waters of the United State… https://t.co/9ZZGds2CgE
Retweeted by Sejal Choksi-Chugh"[P]eople in the Bay Area cannot pretend that all this stuff in the Delta doesn’t matter to you. It does. All of th… https://t.co/1poGHfGYg6
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10/22
2019
7) Whittling down protections for #endangeredspecies under the guise of “flexibility” & “real time data” is not a s… https://t.co/QCPd9uLvCW
Retweeted by Sejal Choksi-ChughInspiring evening discussing environmental equity with amazing justice activists — followed by killer performances… https://t.co/YviUTWAsNo
10/21
2019
Proposed As stadium must consider the site’s toxic legacy and future sea levels https://t.co/RCMPUrK0jd
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10/18
2019
.@SFBaykeeper is suing the Trump Administration to protect San Francisco Bay. EPA wants to exempt the South Bay sal… https://t.co/QB5WgcFs1T
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10/17
2019
Inspired by the Brower Youth Award winners tonight — these amazing young women represent the future of our planet,… https://t.co/hHemRlqjJK
10/16
2019
In a victory for #SFBay and the entire state, @GavinNewsom signed our landmark legislation AB 936 to protect commun… https://t.co/YGkc8Mwqrw
Retweeted by Sejal Choksi-Chugh @GavinNewsom signed our bill, AB 936 - groundbreaking leg. to protect our health and environment from a non-floatin… https://t.co/NxG60wpC32
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10/15
2019
It takes up to 500 years for plastic to decompose: "#India battles to stamp out single-use plastic by 2022… https://t.co/JV6ix5Zb70
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10/14
2019
Plastic packagers disingenuously put the environmental movement’s recycling arrows on non-recyclable plastic, creat… https://t.co/7ZQsg5Bgq7
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10/13
2019
The Environmental Equity Summit on 10/18 will feature an incredible panel of thought leaders in the… https://t.co/3O5KrdAgEG
Retweeted by Sejal Choksi-ChughEPA is claiming bay water isn't water. @SFBaykeeper Sejal Choksi-Chugh says, "This bizarre decision is dangerous fo… https://t.co/brTakdDGBv
Retweeted by Sejal Choksi-ChughSeriously THE best event of the year!! Great wines and good food. Thank you @WineandSpirits for another fantastic… https://t.co/B4Ii2xOQVO#Top100Event benefits @SFBaykeeper: Don't miss your chance to taste some of the world's most sought-after wines pai… https://t.co/ygdeuHTo7q
Retweeted by Sejal Choksi-ChughSan Francisco International Airport plans to construct a $587 million, 10-mile-long wall to protect its runways and… https://t.co/ILqdYtJt00
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10/11
2019
#ThePolluters - new series on fossil fuels luanched by @guardianeco Revealed: the 20 firms behind a third of all… https://t.co/EHLcZ8NWKQ
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10/9
2019
Up and down the mid-Atlantic coast, sea levels are rising rapidly, creating stands of dead trees — often bleached,… https://t.co/xHECEtXewg
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10/8
2019
One of the few bright spots of the new #microplastics study: rain gardens! In water sampled coming out of a rain ga… https://t.co/AK4woThnHn
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10/7
2019
@Scott_Wiener @SFBaykeeper @Scott_Wiener —@SFBaykeeper would love to work with you to introduce bold action to redu… https://t.co/uHfIOwihreOur plastic problem - including lots of plastic particles finding their way into San Francisco Bay - is a huge chal… https://t.co/6GpF0TQP8E
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10/4
2019
#SFBay is heavily contaminated with a toxic confetti of #microplastics. Trash rules can help stem the flow, but mor… https://t.co/nCQaGdhp2D
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10/3
2019
@PacificInstitut @SFBaykeeper Thanks for the shout out! 🥰How an ‘environmental’ group — created by plastics industry executives—helped defeat California’s crackdown on plas… https://t.co/FgMd0k1Elq
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10/2
2019
We're deeply disappointed that @GavinNewsom decided to veto #SB1, which would have defended #SFBay & CA waters from… https://t.co/gwCftZmM8G
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10/1
2019
"Leaders" should be in scare quotes. But otherwise right on target... https://t.co/sEemVPtmyy
Retweeted by Sejal Choksi-ChughJoin us for a fun run, shoreline cleanup & pancake breakfast on Sat. Oct 5 with our friends at @SportsBasement for… https://t.co/qf78a0e23Y
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9/30
2019
‘We are living in the beginning of a mass extinction … but we can still fix this.’ — @GretaThunberg’s powerful new… https://t.co/Q77dS4Kvxl
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9/29
2019
Launched in 2012, @SFBaykeeper's Bay Safe Industry Campaign has reduced pollution from facilities in the Bay Area.… https://t.co/tsNpMRPHc0
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9/28
2019
Remember the giant #ClimateStrike last week, before the whistleblower whistled? Well, today it's moved to a new set… https://t.co/5ipiYs2HxS
Retweeted by Sejal Choksi-ChughThat’s what I said when @debra_kahn called me on background this morning. 😂 It would be laughable if it weren’t so… https://t.co/iAvtDGYRDx
9/27
2019
Trump telling CA it‘s not doing enough for the environment is like Harvey Weinstein telling someone they’re not doi… https://t.co/xOea9mANXw
Retweeted by Sejal Choksi-ChughPresident Trump's nominee to lead the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has ties to powerful California agriculture in… https://t.co/ZLm5P79HV0
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9/26
2019
Trump's EPA decision to classify the salt ponds as land instead of water "is absurd and illegal," says Baykeeper Di… https://t.co/iPVAV85qcb
Retweeted by Sejal Choksi-ChughBN: @SFBaykeeper @saveSFbay @GreenFoothills and Citizens Community sue Trump EPA for allowing corporate cronies to… https://t.co/OlDCScAj88
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9/25
2019
BN: @SFBaykeeper @saveSFbay @GreenFoothills and Citizens Community sue Trump EPA for allowing corporate cronies to… https://t.co/OlDCScAj88 @TracyQuinn_NRDC @OTPR_water @KatePooleNRDC @SierraClubCA @fig_latin — the entire crew @CaWaterBoards —@GoMaestra… https://t.co/aMz1LUREt5
Retweeted by Sejal Choksi-ChughWho are your favorite water experts on Twitter and/or accounts that tweet about water?? #water #CAwaterhttps://t.co/Ta9xhbJ2it
Retweeted by Sejal Choksi-Chugh @RestoretheDelta @TracyQuinn_NRDC @OTPR_water @KatePooleNRDC @SierraClubCA @fig_latin @CaWaterBoards @GoMaestrahttps://t.co/3XxrMwhUsJ
9/24
2019
#SFBay is surrounded by industrial facilities—so we make the worst offenders clean up their act. Below is a map of… https://t.co/6ZsPy6TETa
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9/23
2019
Come visit @SFBaykeeper this weekend for fun games and gear @eatrealfest - great food and @AnchorBrewing even has a… https://t.co/2bB3Ro8lDi
9/22
2019
An update on our pioneering oil spill legislation, dredging case, #CoastalCleanupDay & much more in our September e… https://t.co/Zak7pqi71z
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9/20
2019
The solutions to #climate breakdown are technologically feasible. But to change course, we need to see through the… https://t.co/eCCSA2expg
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9/19
2019
Holy heck. The University of California system has just divested from fossil fuels. That's $80 billion, from what i… https://t.co/wHvPd3b63M
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9/18
2019
Thanks @REVERB_org for hosting @SFBaykeeper at your action village tonight. We ❤️@JohnMayer and music for a good ca… https://t.co/f0deYmRvAW
9/17
2019
Halibut fishing on #SFBay. Our skipper sez the Bay ecosystem and #halibut fishery is getting better every year. T… https://t.co/xpVXzfyoe8
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9/16
2019
Updated to reflect the latest Trump administration efforts to roll back environmental regulations: the number is no… https://t.co/nLfM7FUPwR
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9/15
2019
I’m nominating my ferry ride home today for the best cinematography Academy Award™️ https://t.co/wQMV3KaFbo
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9/14
2019
Thank you to @Scott_Wiener and all of the senators who voted today for #AB936 by @RobertRivas_CA. One more vote 🤞an… https://t.co/lIRSaqFDKa
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9/13
2019
Up to 13 million metric tons of plastic ends up in the world’s ocean each year — the equivalent of a garbage truck-… https://t.co/fqJbK7YGT8
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9/12
2019
‘Blob’ of warm Pacific water is back — could be trouble for marine life and weather https://t.co/DzKbSuuj2X via @sfchronicle
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9/11
2019
Can also visit https://t.co/3DJCp7Vjts to learn what some of the actual impacts might be to infrastructure, wildlif… https://t.co/ZcB4A7rIua
9/10
2019
(Thread) A scientist’s view of the urgent need for @GavinNewsom to sign SB#1, written by @sentoniatkins. Like eve… https://t.co/yepZ4ycZHW
Retweeted by Sejal Choksi-ChughOne very simple way to reduce your #plasticwaste is to pay attention and consciously choose unpackaged fruits and v… https://t.co/gRTKvVcPQh
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9/9
2019
California #CoastalCleanupDay is coming up on Sat, 9/21! Baykeeper will be hosting a cleanup at India Basin Shoreli… https://t.co/zlGWeYGjjN
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9/8
2019
What?! 😳 Rolling back rules even industry polluters want to keep?! The Trump administration is “creating a chao… https://t.co/lpVjrgmZNI
9/6
2019
A plan to dredge SF Bay channels less frequently to avoid higher costs of complying w/ environmental standards incr… https://t.co/EIgYDv5MYE
Retweeted by Sejal Choksi-ChughOur hearts are with The Bahamas. The team at Waterkeepers Bahamas is safe and accounted for. Stay tuned for more in… https://t.co/SUYrxCpiTU
Retweeted by Sejal Choksi-ChughPolluters are trying to dismantle the Clean Water Act. We’re headed to the @USSupremeCourt this fall to stop big in… https://t.co/vJZqwYSJcU
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9/4
2019
“[The Army Corps is] saying we will not implement water quality standards that the state has imposed,” ⁦… https://t.co/JOHQXPMSFK
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9/3
2019
Proud to share more on @levistraussco new #WaterActionStrategy that focuses on reducing our use by 50% , improving… https://t.co/BPjm6u9hxW
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9/1
2019
Can heavy industry coexist with a healthy #SFBay? Yes--and our agreement with a steel pipe manufacturer in Union Ci… https://t.co/CD2PJWP2S8
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8/28
2019
Amazing reporting from ⁦@RyanSabalow⁩ on federal efforts to sanitize findings of their own scientists. Stresses the… https://t.co/VQQCu3NYgv
Retweeted by Sejal Choksi-Chugh.@SFBaykeeper at Oracle Park tonight! We’re proud to be partnering with @SFGiants for a beautiful #SFBay! https://t.co/IwMF3BWSC1In a controversial move that has outraged environmentalists, Nestlé is seeking permission to take more than 1.1m ga… https://t.co/4WPzthpiDH
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8/27
2019
Earth Alliance, which is co-chaired by actor and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio, has formed an emergency Amazon… https://t.co/Pffa17mR0H
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8/26
2019
We’re so proud to be partners with @LeviStraussCo for a healthy #SFBay as they lead the industry in smart, sustaina… https://t.co/DLqUD1nqiz
Retweeted by Sejal Choksi-Chugh
8/24
2019
Once the ecosystem can't support delta smelt, it may fail for other species as well: longfin smelt, salmon & perhap… https://t.co/JWYp0JEtlb
Retweeted by Sejal Choksi-Chugh
8/23
2019
The administration hid a report showing Trump’s water plan would hurt salmon. ⁦😱😖😡 @GavinNewsom⁩ should declare hi… https://t.co/2QnglDCENP
8/22
2019
Simply, wow. New data indicates North Dakota officials reported a pipeline leak spilled ten gallons of natural gas… https://t.co/zDiCNlKe7C
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8/20
2019
😱😣😢 https://t.co/xFadjWSz8X'We don't need a handful of people doing #zerowaste perfectly. We need millions doing it imperfectly' In your day… https://t.co/HDMDvhMkGi
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8/19
2019
A survey of 450 estuaries along the West Coast found that 85% of the tidal wetlands that once existed in California… https://t.co/QwbK0N5tf1
Retweeted by Sejal Choksi-Chugh😳😩 The water is so hot in Alaska it's killing large numbers of salmon - CNN https://t.co/8zQHAFLXlx
8/17
2019
Dredgers, coal polluters, junk boats and more! We saw it all in #sfbay this morning on patrol with @GG_Catering —… https://t.co/p0ANDLWNiQGreat photo of Suzanne Heim-Bowen, Golden Rivet Swim winner, jumping into #SFBay on Sunday—with a curious seal onlo… https://t.co/RFK2XJ0qgR
Retweeted by Sejal Choksi-ChughCheck out my latest article: A Green New Deal for a Blue Old Bay https://t.co/XHJN1Y02yO via @LinkedInBig Oil muscled its way into the battle over toxic coal in @CA_Richmond—and the pressure worked to sway the Plannin… https://t.co/8Fedpl3BQe
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8/16
2019

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