Despite the toll road being resoundingly rejected in 2008 by State and Federal agencies, toll road developers are trying to build the road in segments. Last year at a Regional Water board hearing, Surfrider and Coalition partners won a huge victory when the “first segment” was denied.

Toll road developers tried to appeal the decision to the State Water Board. On Sept 23 2014, the State Water Board rejected TCA’s request to weaken California’s water quality protection laws and overturn the regional board decision–thus rejecting TCA’s toll road extension project.

Relevant Posts & Updates

Trestles Saved Again

San Diego Regional Water Quality Board Rejects Orange County Toll Road Permits SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board today rebuffed the

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Save Trestles…Yet Again!

You won’t believe this, but we need your help to Save Trestles…yet again! Despite the road being rejected by both the California Coastal Commission and

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Save Trestles Forever!

Trestles and San Onofre need your help to persuade the Regional Water Quality Control Board to deny the TCA’s permit to build the first “segment”

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Save Trestles…Again?!

Do you remember in 2008 when the state and federal government denied the TCA’s toll road? Apparently the TCA doesn’t, because now they want to

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Trestles prevails with the Feds!

The Department of Commerce announced on December 18th 2008 that it would uphold the California Coastal Commission’s decision! The egregious project to build a toll road through San Onofre State Beach is officially illegal under state and Federal law!

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Our chapter maintains two volunteer-led committees dedicated to issues related to the preservation of our coast. You can learn more about them by clicking below, or start HERE to get some background on Surfrider’s Coastal Preservation Initiative