Posts with the category ‘Legislation’


2019 In Review: Targeted Steps for Big Change

Photo: Shannon Switzer It can be tempting to focus only on the big picture. Eliminating single-use plastic. Sequestering carbon. Preventing sea level rise. But at California Coastkeeper Alliance, we know… Read More…


CCKA in the News: Capitol Weekly

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“The Ocean Resiliency Act is the product of a fruitful collaboration between the fishing industry and the conservation community. It is sponsored by our two organizations, the Pacific Coast Federation… 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…


Worried About Microplastics? Stormwater Is A Solution

New research shows stormwater is the primary source of microplastics in coastal waters – here’s how to prevent it. Every year, seven trillion tiny pieces of plastic – equivalent to… 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, , 949-291-3401… 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, , 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, , 415-875-8243Gwen Dobbs, , 202-772-0269Kathryn Phillips, , 916-893-8494Sean Bothwell, , 949-291-3401John McManus, , 855-251-4472Mike Lynes, , 916-737-5707 ext. 102Melissa Romero, , 916-223-5894 Yesterday, Senate President… Read More…


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