Posts with the category ‘Legislation’


CCKA’s Solution to Microplastic Pollution

Scientists have found microplastics in nearly every place they’ve looked, including pristine mountain springs, the arctic, and even human blood. These tiny pollutants come from a variety of sources: bits… Read More…


Making Communities Whole From Water Quality Pollution Violations Through Community Restoration Funding

Fifty years ago, the federal government passed the Clean Water Act to clean up the nation’s rivers, lakes, and oceans, many of which were polluted to dangerous levels. Here in… Read More…


50 Years Later, It’s Time to Modernize California’s Clean Water Program

Fifty years ago, the federal Clean Water Act passed with the goal of cleaning up all of the nation’s waterways by the mid-1980s. Since then, California has made significant progress… Read More…


All California Communities Deserve Access to Swimmable, Fishable, and Drinkable Waters

Written by Hannah Carroll, CCKA Undergraduate Intern from University of Southern California Environmental justice refers to efforts to extinguish the inequality faced by communities surrounding environmental policies; since the 1980s,… Read More…


CCKA’s 2022 Priorities for Swimmable, Fishable, Drinkable Waters

January is traditionally a time to set goals for the upcoming year – and California Coastkeeper Alliance has big plans for 2022. This year will mark the 50th anniversary of… Read More…


CCKA’s Top 10 Achievements in 2021

There’s no doubt that 2021 was another challenging year for society, but we have also made progress toward a brighter future. The same sentiment holds true for the environmental movement…. Read More…


2021 in Review: California’s Lackluster Legislative Year

California is often seen as a national leader in environmental protection – and after last year’s truncated legislative session due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we were hopeful that California would… Read More…


Taking Action with AB 1066 for a Swimmable California

Each year, California celebrates Swimmable California Day on July 25th – a day celebrating all Californians’ right to clean and safe water for swimming, playing, and enjoying. Yet after nearly… Read More…


A Legislative Solution for Microplastic Pollution

Photo: solarseven / shutterstock Written by Casey Cheng, Environmental Policy Intern from University of Southern California. Aptly named, “single-use” plastics are designed to be thrown away after fulfilling their single,… Read More…


California Tourism & Coastal Health Depend on Clean Water

Photo: Dave Hart California is home to an iconic coastline, sprawling beaches, and unique places that attract people and wildlife alike. Surfers brave California’s waves and divers witness the magnificent… Read More…


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