This issue explores why the Water Board calls a South Bay cement quarry “the most under-regulated facility” in the region, and how more microplastics have been found in San Francisco Bay than in the Great Lakes. You’ll read about steps taked to protect fish in the Bay Bridge blow up and the extra dose of sediment coming to the Estuary’s southern shallows courtesy of the drought. This issue also highlights some startling findings from the 2015 State of the Estuary Report.