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Just in time for the last hurrah of summer, beachgoers on the West Coast can head to the shore this Labor Day secure that they’ll be swimming and playing in healthy water.  According to the 2013 End of Summer Beach Report Card®, beach water q…
Heal the Bay 2013 End of Summer Beach Report Card
On January 8, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on the suit, Los Angeles County Flood Control District v. Natural Resources Defense Council, which was initiated by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Los Angeles Waterkeeper in 2008. The suit …
Supreme Court Rules on L.A. County Storm Water
The EPA released its final National Recreational Beach Water Quality Criteria this week. After many years of fighting for strong protections, we are greeting the new standards with mixed emotions. The criteria, which hadn’t been updated since 1986…
New EPA Regulations on Water Quality - Travel Manitoba/Flickr
Ocean lovers in the Orange County now have a newly-enhanced resource for assessing water quality conditions before going for a swim.  The Orange County Health Agency’s Ocean Water Protection Program just upgraded its public web tool, making it…
Photo: IceNineJon on Flickr Orange County ocean water beach information weather
California beachgoers can head to the shore with little anxiety this summer, as their beaches are generally very clean, according to Heal the Bay’s 2012 Beach Report Card®. In fact, 407 of the 441 beaches monitored throughout California’s summer…
Beach Report Card Annual Report 2012 Redondo Beach Photo - Joy Aoki
At a hearing today, Judge James Chalfant upheld L.A. County’s plastic bag ordinance. The Court found that the County's proposed 10-cent paper bag charge was not a tax under the California Constitution because retailers keep all of the money collect…
Photo by David McNew/Getty Images, KPBS
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