Media

Welcome to Channelkeeper’s media page! Here you will find all sorts of interesting stories about Santa Barbara Channelkeeper, our issues and successes. For press inquiries, please email info@sbck.org.

Press Releases

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Federal Judge Sides with Channelkeeper and EDC – Halts Offshore Fracking

A major win in the battle against offshore fracking in California! A federal judge issued an order today (11/9) declaring that the federal government violated environmental protection laws when it approved permits for fracking from platforms offshore California. The judge agreed with Channelkeeper and the Environmental Defense Center that the government failed to conduct adequate consultation…

Huge Win in Battle Against Ag Pollution!

Big Win for Clean Water Today! The Appellate Court ruled in Santa Barbara Channelkeeper and our partners’ favor that the State Water Board needs to implement stronger regulations to protect waterways and communities from agricultural pollution on the Central Coast.

Turning the Tide on Invisible Pollution

A great op-ed published in the Santa Barbara Independent, co-authored by our executive director Kira Redmond, SB County Supervisor Das Williams and Bren School Professor Bob Wilkinson. Read More!    

Channelkeeper Reports

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Goleta Valley Stream Team Data Report 2014

Channelkeeper has released Ventura and Goleta Stream Team Data Reports for the 2014 water year. The reports summarize our Stream Team water quality data from October 2013-September 2014 and compare the data to applicable water quality standards. In both the Ventura River and Goleta Valley watersheds, a higher percentage of samples failed to meet water…

Ventura River Watershed Stream Team Data Report 2014

Channelkeeper has released Ventura and Goleta Stream Team Data Reports for the 2014 water year. The reports summarize our Stream Team water quality data from October 2013-September 2014 and compare the data to applicable water quality standards. In both the Ventura River and Goleta Valley watersheds, a higher percentage of samples failed to meet water…

Habitat Restoration Opportunities for the Lower Ventura River

In 2011, Channelkeeper released a report summarizing the results of a multi-year effort to identify habitat impairments and restoration opportunities within the lower Ventura River watershed.