A Look at 2019: California’s New Governor and Legislative Priorities

Looking back, we at the California Coastkeeper Alliance (CCKA) are thrilled with our accomplishments in 2018. California is making progress on clean water and healthy rivers, despite a hostile federal… Read More…


California Resists Federal Clean Water Rollbacks

Last month, the U.S. EPA announced of its release of the New Clean Water Rule to rollback clean water protections for seasonal streams and many wetlands. These small waterways have… 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…


Give Back to Your Local Waterkeeper

Photo by Daniel Mansson Your local Waterkeepers work year-round to fight for swimmable, fishable, drinkable waters for California communities and ecosystems. If you would like to use your year-end giving… 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…


California Leads on Ocean Climate Action

This September, California hosted the Global Climate Action Summit, where government, business, science, and NGO leaders from across the world came together to deepen past commitments. The oceans, which absorb… Read More…


California Legislature Sends Strong Message in 2018

The summer heat is waning, school is back in session, and the California legislative session has come to a close. Over the course of the summer, California Coastkeeper Alliance (CCKA)… 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…


Trash Policy: Sample Social Media Posts

Trash Policy: Sample Social Media Posts These posts may be accompanied with a blog posted by your organization or an existing website by your organization centered around what you’re doing… Read More…


Press Statement: Legislature Passes Offshore Oil Protections

August 29, 2018 Today, California lawmakers passed a bill that will effectively block new offshore oil and gas drilling. Senate Bill 834 (Jackson) prohibits the leasing of state lands and… Read More…


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