Posts with the category ‘Happening Now’


A Solution to Microplastic Pollution

A recent study by the San Francisco Estuary Institute and 5 Gyres found that every year, 7 trillion tiny pieces of plastic, roughly equal to 1 million pieces each for… Read More…


2019 Legislative Victories & Vetoes for California Water

With the deadline passed for Governor Newsom to sign and veto bills, the 2019 Legislative Session has officially come to a close. CCKA worked with its partners throughout the year… Read More…


SB 205 Passage Demonstrates the Power of Collaboration and California’s Commitment to Regulating Stormwater Pollution

Industry and environmental interests agree: Bill’s passage will provide an even playing field for businesses while improving California’s water quality. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:October 2, 2019 Contact: Sean Bothwell, *protected email*,… Read More…


Toxicity Testing: A Chance to Protect California’s Fish & River Ecosystems

Metals, chemicals, pesticides, among other processed materials have built our modern world, but also contaminate our landscapes and waterways. The combined impacts of toxic pollution threaten California waters and aquatic… Read More…


Newsom Fails to Protect California from Trump’s Attacks on the Environment

Governor vetoed bill (SB1) that sought to provide the state’s natural resources with “Trump Insurance” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:September 27, 2019 Contact: Sean Bothwell, sbothwell@cacoastkeeper.org, 949-291-3402 SACRAMENTO – Today, in a… Read More…


Governor Newsom: It’s Time to Take the Gloves Off in California’s Fight Against Trump

Art by Eric Rewitzer When Trump took office, California promised a wall of resistance against his Administration and federal rollbacks of keystone laws that protect our health and environment. Gavin… Read More…


SB 1 Coalition Responds to Governor Newsom’s Announcement

Natural Resources Defense Council * Defenders of Wildlife Sierra Club California * Golden Gate Salmon Association California Coastkeeper Alliance * Audubon California The Nature Conservancy * The Bay Institute *… Read More…


Senate President pro Tempore Atkins Releases Legislative Amendments to Address Concerns and Strengthen California’s Response to Federal Environmental, Public Health and Labor Rollbacks

For More Information: Kari Birdseye, *protected email*, 415-875-8243Gwen Dobbs, *protected email*, 202-772-0269Kathryn Phillips, *protected email*, 916-893-8494Sean Bothwell, *protected email*, 949-291-3401John McManus, *protected email*, 855-251-4472Mike Lynes, *protected email*, 916-737-5707 ext. 102Melissa… Read More…


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…


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