For Immediate Release May 15, 2013 Media Contact: Pamela Crouch Director of Communications & Marketing (714) 850-1965 | firstname.lastname@example.org MEMORIAL DAY TRAVEL BRINGS MASSIVE INFLUX OF TRASH TO OC BEACHES OC Coastkeeper offers tips for individuals to reduce litter as California pursues its first statewide trash policy Orange County, Calif. – Memorial Day weekend kicks [...]
One of Coastkeeper’s five program pillars is enforcement- specifically to enforce compliance with state clean water laws and the Federal Clean Water Act. Although our preferred course of action is to collaborate with industries to reduce sources of pollution, Coastkeeper will resort to litigation if necessary. The goal of litigation is to force certain industries that have not followed clean [...]
In December of 2007, four divers found a massive abandoned gill net covering a deep-water reef six miles off San Pedro on Angels Gate. The divers explored the first 200 feet of net, where they found 21 dead sea lions, numerous cormorants and other trapped marine life. Learn more about this harmful pollution.