Posts with the category ‘Press Releases’


Judges Rule – Again – That State Must Do More to Curb Agricultural Pollution

Conservation, Environmental Justice and Fishing Groups Applaud Favorable Ruling in Long-Fought Battle for Stronger Ag Pollution Rules For Immediate Release: 9/20/2018 For more information contact: Steve Shimek, The Otter Project… Read More…


Press Statement: Legislature Passes Offshore Oil Protections

August 29, 2018 Today, California lawmakers passed a bill that will effectively block new offshore oil and gas drilling. Senate Bill 834 (Jackson) prohibits the leasing of state lands and… Read More…


Citizen Lawsuit Report: California communities are holding polluters accountable in the absence of state and federal action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 15, 2018 Contact: Sean Bothwell, California Coastkeeper Alliance, *protected email*, 949.291.3401 Citizen Lawsuit Report: California communities are holding polluters accountable in the absence of state and federal… Read More…


Press Release: Businesses Unite to Defend West Coast Against Offshore Drilling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Mark Christy, Hobie Sports *protected email*, 949-235-2538 / Noah Oppenheim, Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations, *protected email*, 207-233-0400 Sacramento, CA – One month after the… Read More…


River Defenders File Lawsuit to Protect California’s Waterways

Last November, a coalition of river defenders including San Diego Coastkeeper and Los Angeles Waterkeeper filed a lawsuit seeking to compel the State Water Resources Control Board to recognize California’s… Read More…


Press Release: New Rainwater and Recycling Legislation Advances California’s Water Security

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Sean Bothwell, Policy Director, California Coastkeeper Alliance, sbothwell@cacoastkeeper.org, 949.291.3401 Sacramento, CA – On October 6, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 231 (Hertzberg) and Assembly Bill… Read More…


Los Angeles Groups Press Legislators to Support Bills Protecting Area’s Water, Air and Workers from Federal Threats

Media Contacts: Bruce Reznik, Los Angeles Waterkeeper, 619-851-9997 Bill Magavern, Coalition for Clean Air, 916-527-8051 Mark! Lopez, East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice, 323-263-2113 (Los Angeles, CA)– A coalition of… Read More…


Lawsuit Asserts Water Boards Failed to Protect Clean Water from Agricultural Pollution

Last week, a coalition of non-profit and trade organizations filed a lawsuit in Sacramento California Superior Court against the State Water Resources Control Board and the Central Coast Regional Water… Read More…


Youth Exchange Celebrates Rivers and Culture

On July 29, youth from the Klamath Basin and Patagonia, Chile will celebrate the final day of a three-week journey on the Klamath River from its headwaters at Crater Lake… Read More…


California Takes Strong Steps Toward Making Water Conservation a Way of Life

For Immediate Release Contacts: Kimiko Martinez, Natural Resources Defense Council, *protected email*, 310-434-2344 Sara Aminzadeh, California Coastkeeper Alliance, *protected email*, 415-794-8422 Cynthia Koehler, WaterNow Alliance, *protected email*, 415-515-0511 California Takes… Read More…


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