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PFAS: The ‘Forever Chemical’ in Your Water

Written by Chloe Fross, Legal Intern from Lewis & Clark Law School At issue: On July 9, 2020, the California State Water Board issued an investigative order to sample for… Read More…


Keeping Our Waterways Free from PPE During the Pandemic

Written by Chloe Fross, Legal Intern from Lewis & Clark Law School COVID-19 waste is turning up gloves, masks, hand sanitizer and all forms of vital personal protective equipment (PPE)… Read More…


Conserve Water to Protect a Swimmable California

Written by Andrew Gard, CCKA Legal Intern from Lewis & Clark Law School Saturday, July 25th, is Swimmable California Day! This day celebrates all California rivers, streams, beaches, and swimming… Read More…


Making Your Water Bill Affordable

Written by Andrew Gard, CCKA Legal Intern from Lewis & Clark Law School There is nothing more essential to life than water. Unfortunately, the essential nature of water does not… Read More…


Ten Tips for Water Stewardship While Sheltering in Place

April is Earth Month, and here at California Coastkeeper Alliance that means celebrating and protecting all things water. Although most of us are sheltering in place, you might be looking… Read More…


Reaching a Tipping Point: Can California Restore its Kelp Forests?

Photo: Florian Graner Kelp forests are an iconic part of California’s coastline. Lush canopies float along nearshore waters up and down the state, hinting at the diversity of marine life… Read More…


Ocean Desalination Should Be a Last Resort for CA’s Water Supply

Photo: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times Written by Caroline Seche, CCKA Semester in Practice Extern from Vermont Law School During California’s recent drought, communities turned to desalinated ocean water… Read More…


CCKA Releases Ocean Climate Resiliency Action Plan

Climate change threatens 85% of Californians and the state’s $45 billion ocean economy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Natalie Caulk, , 916-693-1002 November 13, 2019 (Sacramento, CA) – How can we… Read More…


California Coastal Cleanup Day is September 21!

Saturday, September 21, 2019 is Coastal Cleanup Day, the world’s largest volunteer event to protect and preserve our environment. Volunteers from all over the world will do their part to… Read More…


Toast to Clean Water with Orange County Coastkeeper

On September 12, Orange County Coastkeeper will raise a glass to 20 years of water protection at their annual fundraiser, “Toast the Coast”. From side-splitting comedy to piano serenades, it’s a night… Read More…


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