Posts with the category ‘Coastal Water Quality’


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…


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…


CCKA Releases Ocean Climate Resiliency Action Plan

On California’s coast, the sea level is projected to rise by more than a foot over the next 40 years. Ocean acidification and hypoxia have enormous impacts on the health… Read More…


Protecting California’s Ocean Hope Spots

In 1999, the California Legislature passed the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA), landmark legislation aimed to safeguard the health of California’s marine life through establishing a network of marine protected… Read More…


Watershed Spotlight: Humboldt Baykeeper

A watershed rich with industrial history, Humboldt Bay continues to balance competing business interests. Jen Kalt is at the helm at Humboldt Baykeeper to watchdog local and regional decisions that… 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…


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…


Citizen Lawsuit Report: California communities are holding polluters accountable in the absence of state and federal action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 15, 2018 Contact: Sean Bothwell, California Coastkeeper Alliance, , 949.291.3401 Citizen Lawsuit Report: California communities are holding polluters accountable in the absence of state and federal action… Read More…


OC Coastkeeper Stepping up For San Juan Creek

Orange County Coastkeeper is taking legal action to protect the public and marine life from harmful pollution flowing from Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park, an equestrian riding park in San… Read More…


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