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Pueblo Watershed

This is part 3 of a 5 part series of results from our water monitoring lab. If you haven’t read our watershed report, head over here and check it out. In this third part, we …

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The Shipyard Cleanup Needs a Clear Communication Plan

For years, shipyards dumped pollutants into the sediments of San Diego’s waters. Since the approval of the cleanup plan, they’ve been good about listening to our feedback on how to cleanup the problem, but they …

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We Want You: Help Us Start a Community Advisory Council

Do you or someone you know have concerns about clean water in your community? Make your voice heard and get the tools and support to make the changes you deserve. San Diego Coastkeeper is forming …

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Go Jump Off A Boat: It’s Swimmable Day in San Diego

Snorkeling for lures. That’s how I describe my childhood. I grew up near the McKenzie River in Walterville, Ore. That’s just upstream from Eugene/Springfield area. Every summer my brother and I rode our bicycles to …

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The Swim Guide

Hopefully you all have seen our new and improved beach status webpage and smartphone app. If not, check it out at our Beach Status webpage. It has never been easier to check for beach closures and …

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Earth Day 2012: Join a CSA

  This tip is part of San Diego Coastkeeper’s Earth Day blog series running through April 22, 2012. A CSA is an acronym for “community supported agriculture.” What this means to me is that I …

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Victory for San Diego Bay

There’s still hope for a clean San Diego Bay. The San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board today ordered those responsible for polluting San Diego Bay to clean up their mess. The order directs shipyards …

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The People of California v. Auto Shredding

In a recent New York Times article I was quoted as saying, “The (auto) shredding business poses a risk to the environment, as well as to people’s health.”  An industry representative stated that she thought …

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Ocean Gala: Short Photo Recap

Many thanks to our 300 registered guests and dozens of Ocean Gala sponsors who helped us raise $100,000 this weekend. And congratulations to this year’s Coastal Champions Ashok Israni, CEO of Pacifica Companies, and David …

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20 Years in the Making: Will San Diego Bay Get Clean?

Think back to where you were in 1991, twenty years ago. The Silence of the Lambs won Best Picture, Gorbachev resigned and the Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill Senate hearings were in full swing.  If you were …

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Pueblo Watershed

This is part 3 of a 5 part series of results from our water monitoring lab. If you haven’t read our watershed report, head over here and check it out. In this third part, we …

Read More

The Shipyard Cleanup Needs a Clear Communication Plan

For years, shipyards dumped pollutants into the sediments of San Diego’s waters. Since the approval of the cleanup plan, they’ve been good about listening to our feedback on how to cleanup the problem, but they …

Read More

We Want You: Help Us Start a Community Advisory Council

Do you or someone you know have concerns about clean water in your community? Make your voice heard and get the tools and support to make the changes you deserve. San Diego Coastkeeper is forming …

Read More

Go Jump Off A Boat: It’s Swimmable Day in San Diego

Snorkeling for lures. That’s how I describe my childhood. I grew up near the McKenzie River in Walterville, Ore. That’s just upstream from Eugene/Springfield area. Every summer my brother and I rode our bicycles to …

Read More

The Swim Guide

Hopefully you all have seen our new and improved beach status webpage and smartphone app. If not, check it out at our Beach Status webpage. It has never been easier to check for beach closures and …

Read More

Earth Day 2012: Join a CSA

  This tip is part of San Diego Coastkeeper’s Earth Day blog series running through April 22, 2012. A CSA is an acronym for “community supported agriculture.” What this means to me is that I …

Read More

Victory for San Diego Bay

There’s still hope for a clean San Diego Bay. The San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board today ordered those responsible for polluting San Diego Bay to clean up their mess. The order directs shipyards …

Read More

The People of California v. Auto Shredding

In a recent New York Times article I was quoted as saying, “The (auto) shredding business poses a risk to the environment, as well as to people’s health.”  An industry representative stated that she thought …

Read More

Ocean Gala: Short Photo Recap

Many thanks to our 300 registered guests and dozens of Ocean Gala sponsors who helped us raise $100,000 this weekend. And congratulations to this year’s Coastal Champions Ashok Israni, CEO of Pacifica Companies, and David …

Read More

20 Years in the Making: Will San Diego Bay Get Clean?

Think back to where you were in 1991, twenty years ago. The Silence of the Lambs won Best Picture, Gorbachev resigned and the Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill Senate hearings were in full swing.  If you were …

Read More