Community Choice Energy (CCE) allows cities and counties to purchase power on behalf of their residents to provide cleaner power options and set rates at a competitive or lower price,

while the existing utility company continues to deliver power over their power lines. Surfrider is working with local stakeholders to urge the County Board of Supervisors to implement a CCE program across the County. 

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by JP Bruner Climate Change Committee There is no question that climate change caused by the burning of fossil fuels poses a major risk to

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The majority of our chapter’s Ocean Protection efforts take place within our Climate Change committee. Meanwhile, any work involving expansion or maintenance of Marine Protected Areas (MPA), or any other form of protecting our near-coast and offshore ecosystems, would be a chapter-wide effort led by our staff Policy Manager. Check out our Climate Change page below, or start HERE to learn more about Surfrider’s Ocean Protection Initiative.