Posts with the category ‘Oil Spills & Fracking’


Keep Dangerous New Fossil Fuel Pipelines out of the Klamath

Klamath Riverkeeper needs your help to stop the Jordan Cove-Pacific Connector pipeline. Jordan Cove,  a fossil fuel facility proposed by Canadian company Versen, would export over 1 billion cubic feet of fracked gas per day overseas from Coos Bay. The gas would be converted to liquefied natural gas on site at huge energy expense for transport in massive tankers. The project would also require a brand… Read More…


Support SB44 to Clean up Santa Barbara’s Leaking Oil Wells

Senate Bill 44 – the Coastal Oil Well Clean Up and Remediation Act – has passed out of the Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee and is now up for consideration by the Senate Environmental Quality Committee. Santa Barbara Channelkeeper’s Watershed and Marine Program Associate, Jenna Driscoll, was at the State Capitol in Sacramento to be an expert witness in support of the Bill, which would cap… Read More…


Clean Water Accomplishments

California Coastkeeper Alliance was founded in 1999 with the belief that a healthy ocean and coast and clean water is vital to California’s economy, public health and way of life. We’ve accomplished a lot since then. Check out our infographic below to learn more or get all of the details. About the Illustrator Artist April Seymore is an improvisor, science communicator, teacher and sustainability catalyst. She… Read More…


Work for Your Water This Weekend

Water works for you every day. This weekend, it’s your turn to return the favor.  On Saturday, thousands of Californians will show their local beaches some love on Coastal Cleanup Day. And on Sunday, they’ll test their water’s health for World Water Monitoring Challenge. World Water Monitoring Challenge is an international education and outreach program that builds public awareness and involvement in protecting water resources…. Read More…


Ventura Coastkeeper Sends Delegation to Support Standing Rock Sioux Nation

On September 7, Wishtoyo Foundation and its Ventura Coastkeeper Program sent a delegation of Chumash representatives and intertribal allies to support the Standing Rock Sioux Nation and their historic “Water is Life” movement to halt the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The proposed $3.8 billion DAPL will run underground beneath the Missouri River, the sole source of water for the adjacent Standing Rock Sioux… Read More…


Waterkeepers Respond to California Oil Spills

Sea level rise, super storms and ever more deadly fire seasons are increasing as climate change tightens its grip on communities around the globe. Oil spills have been increasing dramatically due to a disturbing combination of inadequate regulations, weakened infrastructure, and poor regulatory oversight. Within the United States, the quest for more fossil fuels also results in more people and waterways being exposed to the… Read More…


FERC Delays Rejection of Klamath Pipeline

After a desperate attempt to gather enough support for the Jordan Cove LNG Export project to make it feasible to federal regulators, project owner Veresen has been told to wait.  It’s hard to believe that the 12 year old proposal – that started as a natural gas import scheme but evolved into a major refining plant, pipeline and export terminal in Southern Oregon – has… Read More…


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