Posts with the category ‘Legislation’


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…


Harmful Algal Blooms: The Leading Cause of Sea Otter Heart Disease?

Scientists and environmentalists have long raised red flags about the dangers of harmful algal blooms (HABs), which shut down beaches, harm our pets, and kill aquatic life. New research shows… Read More…


Time for California to Fulfill its Promise of Fishable, Swimmable and Drinkable Water for All

Photo: Shannon Switzer California considers itself a national leader in environment protection. We certainly have the strongest environmental laws on the books, but are our clean water policies actually resulting… Read More…


CCKA Introduces Legislation to Prepare California for Sea Level Rise

While the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis has properly been the focus of the California Legislature over the past nine months, there are many statewide challenges on the horizon. One… Read More…


Legislative Safeguards for California’s Rivers, Fish, & Communities, Despite an Unprecedented Time

The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged our communities, businesses, and lives in unprecedented ways – and similarly challenged the California Legislature with a historically short session due to closures of the… Read More…


California Coastkeeper Taking Action – What We’re Doing About Microplastics

In the Bay Area alone, seven trillion tiny pieces of plastic – equivalent to about a million pieces each for every man, woman, and child in the Bay Area –… Read More…


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…


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