Posts with the category ‘Press Releases’


CA Budget Agreement Commits Funds for Safe, Affordable Drinking Water

Protecting communities requires swift passage and pollution enforcement For Immediate Release: June 18, 2019 Contact: Sean Bothwell, *protected email*, 949-291-3401 SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Last week, Governor Gavin Newsom and the… Read More…


Senate Passes Senator Wiener’s Ocean Resiliency Act of 2019, to Improve and Protect the Health of California’s Ocean Ecosystems and Coastal Communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Victor Ruiz-Cornejo, *protected email*, 415.604.6817 Sacramento–  Today, Senator Scott Wiener’s (D-San Francisco) Senate Bill 69, the Ocean Resiliency Act of 2019, which aims to improve and protect the health of… Read More…


Governor Newsom Releases Executive Order on Water Resilience

Yesterday, Governor Newsom released Executive Order N-10-19, designed to increase California’s water security by developing local water supplies that reduce communities’ reliance on water from the Colorado River and Sacramento… Read More…


Senator Wiener Announces the Ocean Resiliency Act of 2019, to Improve and Protect the Health of California’s Ocean Ecosystems and Coastal Communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Victor Ruiz-Cornejo, *protected email*, 415.604.6817  Sacramento–  Today, Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) announced Senate Bill 69, the Ocean Resiliency Act of 2019, which aims to improve… Read More…


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…


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