Posts with the category ‘Desalination’


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 in the News: Los Angeles Times

“The regional board gave Poseidon everything they asked for,” said Sean Bothwell, executive director of California Coastkeeper Alliance, one of several environmental groups that have long fought the project. “If… Read More…


CCKA in the News: Bloomberg Environment

“If California is serious about making desalination part of its water strategy, it has to untangle a review process that includes the local water board, State Lands Commission, California Coastal… 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…


Learn the True Cost of Poseidon’s Unsustainable Desalination Plant

Distribution, storage, infrastructure and more – all of these expensive factors remain hidden from the true cost of the proposed Poseidon Huntington Beach Desalination Plant. Knowing that Orange County residents… Read More…


Smarter Water Town Hall Packs the House in Culver City

Culver City residents and other engaged community members convened at the Veterans Memorial Building on May 17 for an enlightening community discussion on the future of LA’s most precious resource:… Read More…


Clean Water Accomplishments

California Coastkeeper Alliance was founded in 1999 with the belief that a healthy ocean and coast and clean water is vital to California’s economy, public health and way of life…. Read More…


Huntington Beach Desalination Project Delayed For Environmental Review

CCKA successfully advocated for the nation’s first statewide regulations to lessen the damaging impacts of ocean desalination to marine ecosystems. Since the desalination policy went into effect January 2016, CCKA has been focused on… Read More…


The Demise of Ocean Desalination

California is at a crossroads. As we plan for a drier future, California must decide where to invest limited resources. For the past 15 years, many have looked at ocean… Read More…


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