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SB 1 Coalition Responds to Governor Newsom’s Announcement

Natural Resources Defense Council * Defenders of Wildlife Sierra Club California * Golden Gate Salmon Association California Coastkeeper Alliance * Audubon California The Nature Conservancy * The Bay Institute *… Read More…


Senate President pro Tempore Atkins Releases Legislative Amendments to Address Concerns and Strengthen California’s Response to Federal Environmental, Public Health and Labor Rollbacks

For More Information: Kari Birdseye, , 415-875-8243Gwen Dobbs, , 202-772-0269Kathryn Phillips, , 916-893-8494Sean Bothwell, , 949-291-3401John McManus, , 855-251-4472Mike Lynes, , 916-737-5707 ext. 102Melissa Romero, , 916-223-5894 Yesterday, Senate President… Read More…


A Time for Water Leadership

The time has come for California’s Governor to stand up for clean water. Rivers, creeks, and bays that are polluted with trash, toxic runoff, and heavy metals prevent California communities,… Read More…


CA Budget Agreement Commits Funds for Safe, Affordable Drinking Water

Protecting communities requires swift passage and pollution enforcement For Immediate Release: June 18, 2019 Contact: Sean Bothwell, , 949-291-3401 SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Last week, Governor Gavin Newsom and the state… Read More…


Senate Passes Senator Wiener’s Ocean Resiliency Act of 2019, to Improve and Protect the Health of California’s Ocean Ecosystems and Coastal Communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Victor Ruiz-Cornejo, , 415.604.6817 Sacramento–  Today, Senator Scott Wiener’s (D-San Francisco) Senate Bill 69, the Ocean Resiliency Act of 2019, which aims to improve and protect the health of the… Read More…


Governor Newsom Releases Executive Order on Water Resilience

Yesterday, Governor Newsom released Executive Order N-10-19, designed to increase California’s water security by developing local water supplies that reduce communities’ reliance on water from the Colorado River and Sacramento… Read More…


Senator Wiener Announces the Ocean Resiliency Act of 2019, to Improve and Protect the Health of California’s Ocean Ecosystems and Coastal Communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Victor Ruiz-Cornejo, , 415.604.6817  Sacramento–  Today, Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) announced Senate Bill 69, the Ocean Resiliency Act of 2019, which aims to improve and… Read More…


CCKA’s 2018 Accomplishments

2018 was a year of successful policy-making for California and our organization, even in the face of an onslaught of anti-environment, pro-industry policy changes, cabinet appointments, and rhetoric from the… Read More…


Industrial stormwater: from nuisance to resource

California has two major water challenges: supply and quality. Stormwater—the rain that runs off our roads and rooftops, picking up trash, chemicals, motor oil and other nasty substances as it… Read More…


Judges Rule – Again – That State Must Do More to Curb Agricultural Pollution

Conservation, Environmental Justice and Fishing Groups Applaud Favorable Ruling in Long-Fought Battle for Stronger Ag Pollution Rules For Immediate Release: 9/20/2018 For more information contact: Steve Shimek, The Otter Project… Read More…


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