PRESS RELEASES

April 12 – Coastkeeper Announces Tracie Barham as Executive Director

SAN DIEGO (April 12, 2016) – Today, San Diego Coastkeeper announces Tracie Barham, an eighteen-year veteran of nonprofit leadership, as its new executive director. Barham will lead the water watchdog’s efforts to achieve goals in …

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March 4 – Coastkeeper Announces 5th Annual Ocean Commotion Concert on April 30

Oceanside’s The Barnwell Shift to headline outdoor show at Campland on the Bay to Benefit San Diego County Water SAN DIEGO, March 4, 2016 – On Saturday, April 30, San Diego Coastkeeper invites San Diego …

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California Waterkeepers Support Transferring California’s Water to Restore Colorado River Delta

Colorado River, USA: Today the California Coastkeeper Alliance and Save The Colorado released a resolution in support of transferring part of California’s allotment of Colorado River water for the restoration of the Colorado River Delta …

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January 20 – San Diego Coastkeeper Says Environmental Protection Agency Should Deny Application for Industrial Fish Farm

Organization says proposed fish factory would threaten the health of San Diego’s ocean San Diego, CA – January 20, 2016 – Last week, San Diego Coastkeeper formally requested the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) deny …

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January 12 – Coastkeeper, Surfrider Release 2015 Beach Cleanup Data, 2016 Cleanup Dates

Yearly totals indicate a troubling trend of inland trash making its way to the ocean San Diego – January 12, 2015 – Tiny shards of plastic food wrappers. Large discarded crates. A staggering variety of trash …

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December 18 – Environmentalists Submit Official Request to State Water Board to Review San Diego’s Stormwater Permit

Watchdogs say an unlawful change made on November 18 makes the permit inadequate to protect region’s water quality (San Diego, CA) – December 18, 2015 – Yesterday, San Diego Coastkeeper and Coastal Environmental Rights Foundation …

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November 18 – Coastkeeper Says Water Quality at Stake with Today’s Change to Stormwater Permit

New amendment to stormwater permit removes accountability for clean water results (San Diego, CA) – November 18, 2015 –Today, the Regional Water Quality Control Board approved an amendment to the municipal stormwater permit that weakens …

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November 17 – Environmental Organizations Say Today’s Water Rate Increase Keeps City of San Diego in Compliance

Organizations say 2014 contract obligates City to fund Pure Water San Diego  SAN DIEGO, November 15, 2015 – Today’s San Diego City Council vote means water rates will increase to pay for things like water …

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October 26 – Project SWELL Partners Launch 5th Grade Curriculum Featuring Pure Water San Diego

Environmental science lessons teach students about San Diego’s new wastewater recycling program SAN DIEGO – October 26, 2015 – San Diego Coastkeeper, Think Blue San Diego and San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) have launched …

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September 18 – San Diego Coastkeeper Announces Search for New Executive Director

Organization celebrates Megan Baehrens’ accomplishments as she steps down on October 2  SAN DIEGO, September 18, 2015 – Today, San Diego Coastkeeper announced that Executive Director Megan Baehrens will end her leadership role with the …

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April 12 – Coastkeeper Announces Tracie Barham as Executive Director

SAN DIEGO (April 12, 2016) – Today, San Diego Coastkeeper announces Tracie Barham, an eighteen-year veteran of nonprofit leadership, as its new executive director. Barham will lead the water watchdog’s efforts to achieve goals in …

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March 4 – Coastkeeper Announces 5th Annual Ocean Commotion Concert on April 30

Oceanside’s The Barnwell Shift to headline outdoor show at Campland on the Bay to Benefit San Diego County Water SAN DIEGO, March 4, 2016 – On Saturday, April 30, San Diego Coastkeeper invites San Diego …

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California Waterkeepers Support Transferring California’s Water to Restore Colorado River Delta

Colorado River, USA: Today the California Coastkeeper Alliance and Save The Colorado released a resolution in support of transferring part of California’s allotment of Colorado River water for the restoration of the Colorado River Delta …

Read More

January 20 – San Diego Coastkeeper Says Environmental Protection Agency Should Deny Application for Industrial Fish Farm

Organization says proposed fish factory would threaten the health of San Diego’s ocean San Diego, CA – January 20, 2016 – Last week, San Diego Coastkeeper formally requested the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) deny …

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January 12 – Coastkeeper, Surfrider Release 2015 Beach Cleanup Data, 2016 Cleanup Dates

Yearly totals indicate a troubling trend of inland trash making its way to the ocean San Diego – January 12, 2015 – Tiny shards of plastic food wrappers. Large discarded crates. A staggering variety of trash …

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December 18 – Environmentalists Submit Official Request to State Water Board to Review San Diego’s Stormwater Permit

Watchdogs say an unlawful change made on November 18 makes the permit inadequate to protect region’s water quality (San Diego, CA) – December 18, 2015 – Yesterday, San Diego Coastkeeper and Coastal Environmental Rights Foundation …

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November 18 – Coastkeeper Says Water Quality at Stake with Today’s Change to Stormwater Permit

New amendment to stormwater permit removes accountability for clean water results (San Diego, CA) – November 18, 2015 –Today, the Regional Water Quality Control Board approved an amendment to the municipal stormwater permit that weakens …

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November 17 – Environmental Organizations Say Today’s Water Rate Increase Keeps City of San Diego in Compliance

Organizations say 2014 contract obligates City to fund Pure Water San Diego  SAN DIEGO, November 15, 2015 – Today’s San Diego City Council vote means water rates will increase to pay for things like water …

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October 26 – Project SWELL Partners Launch 5th Grade Curriculum Featuring Pure Water San Diego

Environmental science lessons teach students about San Diego’s new wastewater recycling program SAN DIEGO – October 26, 2015 – San Diego Coastkeeper, Think Blue San Diego and San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) have launched …

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September 18 – San Diego Coastkeeper Announces Search for New Executive Director

Organization celebrates Megan Baehrens’ accomplishments as she steps down on October 2  SAN DIEGO, September 18, 2015 – Today, San Diego Coastkeeper announced that Executive Director Megan Baehrens will end her leadership role with the …

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