Posts with the category ‘Stormwater’


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, *protected email*,… Read More…


Toxicity Testing: A Chance to Protect California’s Fish & River Ecosystems

Metals, chemicals, pesticides, among other processed materials have built our modern world, but also contaminate our landscapes and waterways. The combined impacts of toxic pollution threaten California waters and aquatic… Read More…


Protecting California’s Ocean Hope Spots

In 1999, the California Legislature passed the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA), landmark legislation aimed to safeguard the health of California’s marine life through establishing a network of marine protected… Read More…


Watershed Spotlight: Humboldt Baykeeper

A watershed rich with industrial history, Humboldt Bay continues to balance competing business interests. Jen Kalt is at the helm at Humboldt Baykeeper to watchdog local and regional decisions that… 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…


CCKA’s 2018 Accomplishments

2018 was a year of successful policy-making for California and our organization, even in the face of an onslaught of anti-environment, pro-industry policy changes, cabinet appointments, and rhetoric from the… Read More…


Industrial stormwater: from nuisance to resource

California has two major water challenges: supply and quality. Stormwater—the rain that runs off our roads and rooftops, picking up trash, chemicals, motor oil and other nasty substances as it… Read More…


Honoring Swimmable California Day

This week we celebrate the 5th Annual Swimmable California Day thanks to the California Legislature proclaiming July 25th as a day to recognize our rights to coastlines, beaches, estuaries, rivers,… Read More…


Improving Enforcement to Hold Polluters Accountable

Enforcement database tool helps California Waterkeepers map industrial pollution hotspots in San Diego   The State Water Board’s job is to keep California’s coast, bays, and rivers clean and safe… Read More…


San Diego Coastkeeper Releases 2016 Water Quality Report

For the first time since 2013, San Diego Coastkeeper’s data show an overall improvement in San Diego’s water quality. “This is great news. Of course, a single year of overall… Read More…


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