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Is Water Quality in the L.A. River Impacted by Metals? Supposedly not… Peter Shellenbarger, Heal the Bay’s Water Resources Manager, weighs in on the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board’s recent changes to water quality standards fo…
New pollution limits established for L.A. River
A long-in the-works stormwater capture project finally takes off at LAX, reports Heal the Bay VP Sarah Sikich. May 8, 2015 – When it sprinkles, it can pour. Yesterday was a good day for the L.A. Basin, not only because it got a dash of much-needed …
New stormwater runoff project takes off at LAX
Heal the Bay is synonymous with the ocean. We surf it, we swim it, we dive it, we fish it, and we work day in and day out to make it cleaner, healthier and more productive for Southern California. But the ocean is just part of the picture: Our local …
Gov. Brown took a bold and necessary action to restrict California's water use, writes Heal the Bay vp Sarah Sikich. But there's much more to be done. April 2, 2015 --
Gov. Brown took a bold and necessary action to restrict California's water use, writes Heal the Bay vp Sarah Sikich. But there's much more to be done.
March 17, 2015 -- Big news: Heal the Bay is thrilled to welcome Rita Kampalath as our new Science and Policy Director! Rita will work with Heal the Bay’s team of seasoned technical and policy experts to advance more holistic water-quality improveme…
Rita Kampalath, Heal the Bay's Science and Policy Director
March 3, 2015 — Yessssss! No oil drilling in the Bay. Voters in Hermosa Beach today overwhelmingly rejected an oil company’s proposal to begin oil drilling underneath the seafloor there, according to initial election returns. Heal the Bay staff a…
Hermosa Beach voters defeat Measure O
Feb. 24, 2015 -- Well, it looks like it may be time to bring back our Bag Monster. We thought we had put our symbol of Big Plastic out to pasture with last year’s passage of a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. But the plastics industry has …
Thanks so much to Kevin Weatherly, the senior vice president of programming at CBS Radio, and to all our friends at KROQ for their annual support through the station's Weenie Roast benefit concert. We recently dropped by the station to pick up a very…
Heal the Bay policy analyst Peter Shellenbarger reports on promising developments to clean up Malibu's water pollution.
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