Posts with the category ‘Happening Now’


Join the California Coastkeeper Team as our New Staff Attorney!

Job Announcement: Staff Attorney California Coastkeeper Alliance (CCKA) unites local Waterkeeper organizations to advocate for swimmable, fishable and drinkable waters throughout California. CCKA and Waterkeepers work together to develop, implement… Read More…


Oppose: Unnecessary Clean Water Act Permit Extensions

Wastewater infrastructure needs serious attention and overhaul throughout California. Our waterways and communities are plagued with millions of gallons of raw, untreated sewage that are dumped into California waterways each… 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…


Trump’s Greedy Grab for the California Coast

Written by Sarah Salvini, CCKA Legal Intern from UC Irvine Law School When you think of California you imagine our beautiful beaches, a thriving coastal economy, and diverse ecosystems. We… Read More…


Swimmable California Day is July 25!

In California, our water defines us. Over 25 million people live near California’s coast, while millions more live near streams, creeks, and lakes. The state’s main economic sectors – coastal… 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…


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, *protected email*, 949-291-3401 SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Last week, Governor Gavin Newsom and the… Read More…


Celebrating Clean Water with Local Artists this July

This July is a special one for California Coastkeeper Alliance (CCKA), as it marks our 20th year defending clean water and healthy coastlines for California. To celebrate, CCKA has partnered… 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, *protected email*, 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… 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…


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