Posts with the category ‘Stormwater’


50 Years Later, It’s Time to Modernize California’s Clean Water Program

Fifty years ago, the federal Clean Water Act passed with the goal of cleaning up all of the nation’s waterways by the mid-1980s. Since then, California has made significant progress… Read More…


CCKA’s 2022 Priorities for Swimmable, Fishable, Drinkable Waters

January is traditionally a time to set goals for the upcoming year – and California Coastkeeper Alliance has big plans for 2022. This year will mark the 50th anniversary of… Read More…


CCKA’s Top 10 Achievements in 2021

There’s no doubt that 2021 was another challenging year for society, but we have also made progress toward a brighter future. The same sentiment holds true for the environmental movement…. Read More…


Protecting Water Quality in Urban Watersheds: Sacramento’s Morrison Creek

In the past month, the California Natural Resources Agency announced major steps in the State’s effort to equitably address climate change and stem biodiversity loss with the release of its… Read More…


People Over Profits: California Must Protect Our Communities From Construction-Based Pollution

East Los Angeles Interchange, Los Angeles River bridge construction (1959), Robert Owen Winkler After 12 years since the last Construction General Permit (7 years overdue), the State Water Board has… Read More…


California Needs to Invest in a Drought-Resilient Future

California’s current water management practices are unsustainable – leaving our rivers overallocated and dry during drought years, and leaving California’s most vulnerable and disadvantaged communities left to pay the price… Read More…


Precedent-Setting Action to Protect Our Coast & Ocean from Stormwater Pollution

California is home to a vibrant and unique coast that attracts millions of visitors each year – and this has proven especially true during the COVID-19 pandemic as families sought… 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…


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…


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