Archive for July, 2010

CA & NJ oppose new oil drilling

July 30th, 2010

Recent polls from California and New Jersey demonstrate strong opposition to new oil drilling. In a recent PPIC poll in California 59% of the population oppose more offshore drilling. A Monmouth University/Gannett New Jersey Press Media Poll reported… more »

State of the Spill – Week 14

July 29th, 2010

Spill Size/Extent We have frozen our spill counter at 93,812,000 gallons (86 days) because of the apparently successful cap that was placed on the Macondo well nearly two weeks ago. Note: Surfrider’s estimate of the spill volume is… more »

Huge Win for IPR!

July 28th, 2010

The IPR demo project is underway; which is a huge step in the right direction for San Diego’s future water supply. Please check out this link to find out more. more »

Raging Grannies Sing Drill No More

July 28th, 2010

If you haven’t heard about the Raging Grannies, now is a great time to begin your appreciation for them.  They started in 1986 and have ‘organized groups’ around the world.  They typically sing protest songs about social and… more »

Water supply in Dublin area on knife-edge | Irish Examiner

July 26th, 2010

There’s an old joke that goes, ” You know it’s summer in Ireland when the rain gets warmer.” The joke is funny to anyone who knows Ireland, because it’s a wet country, with seemingly endless rain. But, like… more »

Shea and Corey Lopez on the Oil Spill in Their Home State

July 26th, 2010

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Sick of Sewage

July 23rd, 2010

Reactions to 2.1 Million Gallon Sewage Spill in Tijuana River Valley Written by Jen Kovecses Of San Diego’s eleven watersheds, the Tijuana River watershed is the largest. Most of it lies on the Mexican side of the border…. more »

Spills suggest problems aren’t under control

July 23rd, 2010

Second sewage overflow since June flows into U.S.By Mike Lee, UNION-TRIBUNE STAFF WRITEROriginally published July 20, 2010 at 2:05 p.m., updated July 20, 2010 at 9:24 p.m. A second major wastewater overflow in Tijuana since the start of… more »

State of the Spill – Week 13

July 22nd, 2010

Spill Size/Extent We have frozen our spill counter at 93,812,000 gallons (86 days) because of the apparently successful cap that was placed on the Macondo well late last week. Note: Surfrider’s estimate of the spill volume is based… more »

San Diego NEEDS to Know Our H2O!

July 22nd, 2010

We wrote an Op Ed piece calling for water management reform down here in San Diego today.  Our local paper, the Union-Tribune ran it this morning. A guest commenter by the name of Alan h, wrote:“I couldn’t agree… more »