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San Diego Coastkeeper Featured In the News

Read through some of the latest articles and news we are featured in. For media queries, contact Phillip Musegaas at [email protected].

JAN. 5, 2024 4:09 PM PT

“…This history is why San Diegans should welcome the effort launched Dec. 28 by San Diego Coastkeeper and Coastal Environmental Rights Foundation to sue the International Boundary and Water Commission — which plays a key role in border sewage management — over violations of the federal Clean Water Act. Similar lawsuits have led to settlements in which the federal government agrees to live up to its responsibilities. Will legal exposure compel such a decision by the Biden administration? That’s unknowable. But since public opinion and political pressure aren’t working to get our most powerful leaders to take our nightmare seriously, any additional steps toward that end are welcome.”

“In December, San Diego Coastkeeper and the Coastal Environmental Rights Foundation sent an Intent to Sue letter to the IBWC. The letter said it documents hundreds of violations from the IBWC that led to the overwhelming sewage in the South Bay. The letter also claims the IBWC admitted to neglecting the San Ysidro plant for decades.”

“In December, San Diego Coastkeeper and the Coastal Environmental Rights Foundation sent an Intent to Sue letter to the IBWC. The letter said it documents hundreds of violations from the IBWC that led to the overwhelming sewage in the South Bay. The letter also claims the IBWC admitted to neglecting the San Ysidro plant for decades.”

“The Coastal Environmental Rights Foundation and San Diego Coastkeeper issued a notice of intent on Dec. 28 to the International Boundary and Water Commission, alleging “hundreds of violations” of federal law at the agency’s South Bay International Wastewater Treatment Plant, located in the Tijuana River Watershed on the border between the U.S. and Mexico.”