Press Releases

April 15 – Coastkeeper’s Signs of the Tide Tackles Trash in the Ocean

June 3 forum aims to engage citizens in marine debris reduction {readmorelink}Read the full article…{/readmorelink} SAN DIEGO, April 15, 2010- San Diego Coastkeeper, San Diego’s largest professional environmental organization working to protect coastal waters, will host its quarterly Signs of the Tide public forum on Thursday, June 3, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. The event …

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May 11 – San Diego Coastkeeper, City of San Diego Launch Project SWELL in Kindergarten

Lessons teach students about water quality, pollution prevention {readmorelink}Read the full article…{/readmorelink} SAN DIEGO, CA –San Diego Coastkeeper and The City of San Diego launched the Project SWELL Kindergarten curriculum in San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) this morning at Ocean Beach Elementary School. City of San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders, SDUSD Board of Education President Richard …

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June 1 – Coastkeeper Encourages State Assembly to Pass Plastic Bag Ban

San Diego beach cleanup data supports need for state bill AB 1998 {readmorelink}Read the full article…{/readmorelink} San Diego—Tuesday, June 1, 2010—San Diego Coastkeeper joins Environment California in encouraging the State Assembly to pass AB 1998 (Brownley), a bill that would ban single-use plastic bags in California.  The Assembly is expected to vote on the bill by …

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June 1 – San Diego Coastkeeper Celebrates World Oceans Day

Events include June 6 community festival in La Jolla, June 8 party in Encinitas {readmorelink}Read the full article…{/readmorelink} SAN DIEGO, June 1, 2010- San Diego Coastkeeper, San Diego’s largest professional environmental organization working to protect coastal waters, will host a two-part celebration in honor of World Oceans Day. The first community event at La Jolla Shores …

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February 17 – Coastkeeper Brings City Heights 3rd Annual Walk the Watershed

Community members, students learn about Swan Canyon on March 20 {readmorelink}Read the full article…{/readmorelink} SAN DIEGO, February 17, 2010- San Diego Coastkeeper will host its 3rd annual Walk theWatershed restoration and education event in City Heights on Saturday, March 20. The eventin Swan Canyon aims to increase awareness within the community about how residents canrestore and …

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March 2 – Coastkeeper Launches Signs of the Tide with Science Education Forum

SDUSD Board of Education President Richard Barerra to speak at April 1 event {readmorelink}Read the full article…{/readmorelink} SAN DIEGO, March 2, 2010- San Diego Coastkeeper, San Diego’s largest professionalenvironmental organization working to protect coastal waters, launches its quarterly Signs ofthe Tide public forum on Thursday, April 1, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. The world-café-stylediscussions will …

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February 24 – Coastkeeper Commends City of San Diego for Drop in Sewage Spills

Improvements directly link to lawsuit in 2000 that required investment in infrastructure {readmorelink}Read the full article…{/readmorelink} San Diego – February 24, 2010 – San Diego Coastkeeper joins Mayor Jerry Sanders in acknowledging the ten-fold drop in the number of sewer spills in the City of San Diego since 2000. Thedecrease demonstrates the success of a lawsuit …

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March 3 – Coastkeeper Hires Clay Clifton to Manage Watershed Monitoring Program

Clifton formerly directed San Diego County’s Ocean Recreational Water Program {readmorelink}Read the full article…{/readmorelink} SAN DIEGO, March 3, 2010 –San Diego Coastkeeper, San Diego’s largest professionalenvironmental organization, announced today that Clay Clifton has joined its staff as the WatershedMonitoring Program Manager. Clifton brings to Coastkeeper more than ten years of experience inmonitoring contamination events at 52 …

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January 28 – San Diego City Council Approves Next Phase of Water Recycling Plan

Coalition of community groups encouraged support of $3.28-million contract {readmorelink}Read the full article…{/readmorelink} SAN DIEGO, CA –The San Diego City Council approved this week a $3.28-million contract for public outreach and program management to allow important community engagement and education on recycled wastewater for potable use. The public awareness campaign will seek to help residents understand …

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February 10 – Coastal Commission Agrees Poseidon Intentionally Omitted Information

Commission votes 8-4 to deny environmentalists’ request to revoke desal plant permit {readmorelink}Read the full article…{/readmorelink} OCEANSIDE, Calif. – February 10, 2010 – The California Coastal Commission and its staff acknowledged today that Poseidon Resources intentionally withheld information that resulted inerroneous greenhouse gas mitigation calculations for its planned Carlsbad Desalination Plant (CDP). Ultimately, the Commission voted …

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