Posts with the category ‘Stormwater’


California’s Leadership Prioritizes Clean Water – But Fails to Hold Polluters Accountable

Photo: Humboldt Baykeeper Clean water is fundamental to our health, economy, and way of life – and this isn’t a secret to anyone living in California. California led the nation… Read More…


CCKA in the News: Yahoo Finance

“Unlicensed auto dismantlers are unregulated in the handling and disposing of hazardous materials and fluids,” said Sean Bothwell, Executive Director of the California Coastkeeper Alliance. “This underground industry poses a real… Read More…


CCKA in the News: EHS Daily Advisor

“The California Senate found that while the existing law required each eligible business to have IGP coverage, many businesses had not filed for such coverage with the state Water Board…. 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…


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…


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, , 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 and… 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…


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