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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…


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…


Crest to Coast Restoration

Inland Empire Waterkeeper is proud to partner with Arrowhead Brand Mountain Spring Water for third year of Crest to Coast restorations. This year, Waterkeeper hopes to encourage at least two cities, with the most polluted waterways, to reduce the amount of litter found along the watershed by adopting the Clean Up Riverside’s Environment program. Read more from Inland Empire Waterkeeper.


Coal Opponents File Legal Action In State Court

Darwin Bond-Graham East Bay Express 10/02/2015 Opponents of plans to ship millions of tons of coal through Oakland filed a legal action in state court today in an effort to require a new California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) analysis for the Oakland Bulk Oversized Terminal project. According to the groups, coal was never studied in the original environmental analysis, and the city cannot say what… Read More…


Coastkeeper Seeks To Replenish Oyster Reefs

Parimal M. Rohit The Log 10/01/2015 Oysters and eelgrass go together like peanut butter and jelly or cookies and milk. Such a connection is being made by Orange County Coastkeeper, which seeks to replenish Southern California’s oyster reefs to help maintain eelgrass populations and generally benefit marine life. Replenishing oyster populations could play a significant role in eelgrass management. Southern California has an eelgrass mitigation… Read More…


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