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April 29, 2021
California Can Lead the Fight for Clean Water
In California, 95% of all waters remain too polluted to swim, fish, or drink. After half a century with the Clean Water Act in place why does toxic contamination continue to threaten our water resources? The California Clean Water Act, Assembly Bill 377, will put the state on track to eliminate polluted waterways and make California waters swimmable, fishable, drinkable by 2050.Read more
March 11, 2021
Tracing the Path of Trash
Each year, 5 to 14 million tons of debris flows into the ocean from coastal areas. Not only can it be toxic to aquatic wildlife and humans, this pollution degrades the water quality and also destroys the beauty of our oceans and beaches that we swim and play in. Each of us can help stop the flow of trash to the sea by helping keep streets, sidewalks, parking lots, and storm drains free of garbage.Read more
February 1, 2021
Watershed Hero: Joy Downing Riley
Some people see a problem and wonder how others will solve it—but not Joy Downing Riley. When she noticed that litter was impacting marine life along one of her favorite coastal areas—the Rincon Parkway—she leaped into action, not only by picking up trash herself but by addressing the issue at its upstream source. Joy believes […]Read more