Archive for January, 2010

Poseidon Lies: The Truth about Poseidon Resources’ “Carbon Neutrality”, Part 2

January 30th, 2010

Yesterday, we gave you the background on how Poseidon Resources calculated their carbon neutrality  which we think is a bunch of baloney. Today we continue with our Burden of Proof.  We have to prove that Poseidon Resources: gave… more »

IPR Discussion at the SurfriderSD January Chapter Meeting

January 30th, 2010

Surfrider welcomed Marsi Steirer, Deputy Director of the City of San Diego Public Utilities Department, to talk about the Indirect Potable Reuse (IPR) Demonstration Project. The City is undertaking the pilot project in the hopes of reducing our… more »

Poseidon Lies: The Truth about Poseidon Resources’ “Carbon Neutrality” Part 1

January 29th, 2010

Our coast and oceans are threatened by global warming. Ocean acidification and sea level rise are ALREADY impacting the bounty of marine life, eroding our beaches, and threatening our local water supplies from seawater intrusion – among a… more »

Gulf Oil Spill History

January 29th, 2010

Here’s a summary of the major oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico in the last 30 years or so. These are from drilling, shipping and on-shore infrastructure. You lay down with dogs, you get fleas. You invite… more »

Green Light for Offshore Drilling……….or Not?

January 28th, 2010

This is from President Obama’s State of the Union address last night: “But to create more of these clean energy jobs, we need more production, more efficiency, more incentives. And that means building a new generation of safe,… more »

Rethinking Virginia Drilling; Both Florida Candidates Oppose Drilling

January 27th, 2010

VIRGINIA US Govt pushes any drilling off Virginia past 2011http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSN2610221420100126?type=marketsNews“The Obama administration put that plan under review when it came into office, and U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says he will decide by this summer whether the prior… more »

Wastewater Recycling (IPR) Study is a Go in San Diego!

January 27th, 2010

Last night the City Council listened to the public attending a hearing to vote on moving forward on efforts to eventually provide a safe and reliable source of water to San Diego — what is called Indirect Potable… more »

Shock Waves in the Atlantic; Arnold’s World in California

January 26th, 2010

Interior to look at drilling in Atlantic Oceanhttp://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/01/25/AR2010012503085.htmlGovernment plans cautious moves on Atlantic drillinghttp://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/business/6835125.html“Before deciding on those requests, the Interior Department first is required by federal law to study the potential environmental impacts of the seismic testing. Some… more »

Grey Water Goldmine!

January 26th, 2010

Interested in grey water? Check out this phenominal website by Oasis Design, an ecological design company in central California that specializes in grey water system design and other ecologically sound design practices. The website is full of practical… more »

Cross-Border Researchers Look For Message In Bottles

January 26th, 2010

Last week’s storms drenched Tijuana and forced more than 160 people from their homes. But the rain has helped a group of researchers who want to extend the life of San Diego’s Tijuana Estuary. The researchers have stationed… more »