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, *protected email*, 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… Read More…


Act Now: Federal Clean Water Rollbacks Threaten Our Health and Economy

Today, the Trump Administration officially released its proposal to strip Clean Water Act protection for waterways around the country. This proposal is a gift to polluters, but a threat to… Read More…


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…


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