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San Diego County Water Authority Wants All Residents to Pay for Costly Desalination—Even if Their City Doesn’t Buy It

March 27th, 2014

Environmental groups call for a decision delay on the fee structure that could embed desalination rates into fixed costs paid by all customers San Diego, 27, 2014- The San Diego County Water Authority wants City of San Diego… more »

Environmental Organizations Say County Water Authority is Missing the Mark on its Water Supply Plan

March 27th, 2014

Groups warn that the water wholesaler fails to address big picture impacts of its shortsighted strategy San Diego, March 26, 2014- The San Diego County Water Authority has a chance on Thursday to update its regional water supply plan to… more »

Tickets are on Sale Now for Surfrider’s Annual Art Gala with Musical Guest Tristan Prettyman

March 21st, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDATE 3/21/14 Contact: Amanda HallArt Gala CoordinatorSurfrider Foundation San Diego County ChapterEmail: artgala@surfridersd.orgPhone: (307) 752-5071http://sandiego.surfrider.org/events/art-gala Tickets are on Sale Now for Surfrider’s Annual Art Gala with Musical Guest Tristan Prettyman San Diego, CA – Tickets are… more »

Surfrider Activists Urge Residents to Participate in a Day Without a Bag

January 9th, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDATE 1/9/14 Contact: Jason Rubin, Rise Above Plastics Co-ChairSurfrider Foundation San Diego County ChapterWebsite: www.surfridersd.orgE-Mail: jason@surfridersd.orgPhone: (949) 235-7419 Surfrider Activists Urge Residents to Participate in a Day Without a Bag San Diego, CA – Surfrider Foundation… more »

Beach cleanups collect five tons of trash

January 3rd, 2014

Coastkeeper and Surfrider Foundation volunteers cleared nearly five tons of trash from San Diego beaches this year, nearly a ton more than last year, organizers said. In 82 cleanups, 6,489 volunteers cleaned 9,544 pounds of trash in 2013,… more »

San Diego Environmental Orgs Join Forces to Kick Butts throughout Mission Hills

December 11th, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE 12/11/13 Contact: Dukes Wooters Surfrider Foundation, San Diego County Chapter E-Mail: dukes@surfridersd.org Phone: 610-316-8391 www.surfridersd.org Contact: Morgan Justice-Black I Love A Clean San Diego E-Mail: mjusticeblack@cleansd.org Phone: 619-890-4154 www.cleansd.org San Diego Environmental Orgs Join… more »

San Diego Plastic Bag Ban in Process

October 24th, 2013

On September 11th, 2013 the City of San Diego’s Rules and Economic Development Committee voted unanimously to move forward with the process of drafting a plastic bag reduction ordinance AKA bag ban.  Read this UT article titled San… more »

Bi-National Festival and Mass Volunteer Cleanup Marks 4th Annual Tijuana River Action Month

October 3rd, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDATE 10/3/13 Contact: Dan Funk Volunteer, Surfrider Foundation San Diego County ChapterE-Mail: funk@surfridersd.orgPhone: (760) 219-4681 http://surfridersd.org/ Bi-National Festival and Mass Volunteer Cleanup Marks 4th Annual Tijuana River Action Month SAN DIEGO / TIJUANA – Now in… more »

Surfrider Summons Beach-Lovers to Paddle for Clean Water Around Ocean Beach Pier this Sunday

September 20th, 2013

MEDIA ADVISORY MEDIA ADVISORY MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDATE 09/20/13 Contact: Haley HaggerstoneChapter Coordinator, Surfrider Foundation San Diego County ChapterE-Mail: haley@surfridersd.orgPhone: (619) 929-5350http://surfridersd.org/ Surfrider Summons Beach-Lovers to Paddle for Clean Water Around Ocean Beach Pier this Sunday WHEN:… more »

Rise Above Plastics Day Makes the News

September 11th, 2013

Check out this article and video posted by ABC 10 News on our 2013 Rise Above Plastics Day, which was held on September 10th at Northgate Markets in Chula Vista and Barrio Logan. more »