Press Releases

June 11 – Regional Board Denies Polluters’ Request for Deadline Extension in the Planning Process for the San Diego Bay Cleanup Order

Decision signals the governing body’s commitment to an expeditious process SAN DIEGO, June 11, 2012 – Late last week, San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board (Regional Board) denied a request by NASSCO, BAE and other responsible parties to push back deadlines for submitting the San Diego Bay cleanup blueprint and monitoring plan. According to […]

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June 26 – San Diego Coastkeeper Announces Change in Leadership

Organization on track to achieve its 2012- 2015 strategic plan finalized this year SAN DIEGO (June 26, 2012) – San Diego Coastkeeper’s board of directors announced today new leadership spearheaded by Megan Baehrens as executive director and Jill Witkowski as waterkeeper, a common structure in the global Waterkeeper Alliance. Baehrens will direct administrative, fundraising and […]

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July 10 – Coastkeeper Breaks Down Info in San Diego’s Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

Organization encourages residents to visit its blog for a full scoop on the results SAN DIEGO, July 9, 2012 – To aid understanding of San Diego’s drinking water quality standards, Coastkeeper published a “how to read” guide explaining information found in the recently mailed Annual Drinking Water Quality Report from the City of San Diego. […]

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June 8 – Coastkeeper Honors Eight Coastal Champions This Morning

Supervisor Slater-Price honored with Lighthouse Lifetime Achievement Award SAN DIEGO, June 8, 2012 – This morning, San Diego Coastkeeper presented Coastal Champion awards to eight environmental leaders across San Diego County for their efforts to protect fishable, swimmable and drinkable waters. Hosted at Birch Aquarium on World Oceans Day, Coastkeeper’s yearly awards program honored individuals […]

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May 30 – Coastkeeper to Honor Coastal Champions on World Oceans Day

June 8 event at Birch Aquarium is now free thanks to generous support from event sponsors SAN DIEGO, May 30, 2012 – On Friday, June 8, San Diego Coastkeeper invites the community to join the World Oceans Day presentation honoring this year’s Coastal Champions–the people, businesses and organizations taking initiative to protect and restore fishable, […]

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May 30 – Coastkeeper Launches Smart Phone App to Help Beachgoers Find Healthy Beaches in San Diego County

New Swim Guide also shares water quality at more than 300 beaches statewide SAN DIEGO, May 30, 2012 – Today San Diego Coastkeeper launched San Diego County’s version of the interactive Swim Guide, an online and smart phone app to help beachgoers, swimmers, surfers and boaters find healthy stretches of sand and coastal waters along […]

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November 10 – Public Urges Regional Board to Finally Order Cleanup of San Diego Bay

Wednesday’s packed hearing had nearly unanimous support for an end to 20-year debate SAN DIEGO, Nov. 10, 2011 – San Diego Coastkeeper, Environmental Health Coalition (EHC) and community and business members gathered last night to give public comment to the Regional Water Quality Control Board regarding the cleanup of pollution in San Diego Bay. Almost […]

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December 5 – Shop Smart and Win with Reusable Bags in San Diego County on Dec. 15

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 14, 2011 – Urban runoff, the single biggest threat to San Diego water, continues to impact the region’s water quality of inland and coastal waters. On Dec. 6, San Diego Coastkeeper invites residents to its Signs of the Tide: Put a LID on Pollution event to find out how they can stop […]

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November 14 – San Diego Coastkeeper’s Signs of the Tide Puts a LID on Pollution

The event unravels how low impact development can seize urban runoff SAN DIEGO, Nov. 14, 2011 – Urban runoff, the single biggest threat to San Diego water, continues to impact the region’s water quality of inland and coastal waters. On Dec. 6, San Diego Coastkeeper invites residents to its Signs of the Tide: Put a […]

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December 14 – San Diego Coastkeeper Announces 2011 Water Quality Monitoring Data

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 14, 2011 – Urban runoff, the single biggest threat to San Diego water, continues to impact the region’s water quality of inland and coastal waters. On Dec. 6, San Diego Coastkeeper invites residents to its Signs of the Tide: Put a LID on Pollution event to find out how they can stop […]

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