Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a notice of proposed rulemaking that seeks public input on a range of options regarding the regulation of perchlorate in public drinking water systems. The agency is seeking comment on a proposed National Primary Drinking Water Regulation (NPDWR) for perchlorate to establish a Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) […]

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To All, This is a message from the California Ocean Protection Council,California Academy of Sciences, and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife with opportunities for activists to engage in water protection activities. –Larry Citizen science – the involvement of non-scientists in the production of scientific knowledge – can generate biodiversity data at spatial and […]

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Greetings ~ Please help spread the word that Watershed Day at the Capitol is April 10th in Sacramento! Register today and join us for great speakers and fun visits with legislators and their staffers. Cheers, Michael WellbornCalifornia Watershed Network 2019 Watershed Day Flyer  

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Re: Waters of the United States, No.4 and Shutdown toolkit January 15 , 2019 EPA announced its Waters of the United States replacement or “Dirty Water Rule”. The administration’s talking points indicate that the proposal would restrict which wetlands and waterways are protected under the Clean Water Act, such as excluding ephemeral streams and wetlands […]

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If Trump’s Dirty Water Rule is finalized it will leave millions of acres of wetlands without clear Clean Water Act safeguards, along with streams throughout the nation. This will jeopardize the sources of drinking water and create uncertainty for the communities and businesses that rely on access to clean water and the protections that wetlands […]

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January 15 , 2019 EPA announced its Waters of the United States replacement or “Dirty Water Rule”. The administration’s talking points indicate that the proposal would restrict which wetlands and waterways are protected under the Clean Water Act, such as excluding ephemeral streams and wetlands that are not “physically and meaningfully” connected to other jurisdictional […]

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This article offers some hope but many comment letters are needed from activists and organizations. Jane Rollback of clean water rules unveiled. Environmental groups and many states are expected to challenge Trump’s proposal. ACTING Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler said the proposal would not affect California, but experts disagreed, saying state agencies don’t have […]

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The Trump administration’s upcoming proposal will dramatically reduce the scope of streams and wetlands protected under the Clean Water Act. This radical reinterpretation of the Clean Water Act could remove federal pollution safeguards for vital water bodies like ephemeral streams and wetlands. The new Dirty Water Rule is also likely to apply the protections of […]

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Sample action emails Newsclips for sharing on social media ● EPA to scale back WOTUS definition — document https://www.eenews.net/stories/1060108967 ● EPA’S NEW WATER RULE WILL GUT THE CLEAN WATER ACT https://theintercept.com/2018/12/07/epas-new-water-rule-will-gut-the-clean-water-act/ ● TRUMP’S ATTACK ON THE CLEAN WATER ACT WILL FUEL DESTRUCTIVE PIPELINE BOOM https://theintercept.com/2018/12/09/clean-water-act-regulations/ ● EPA to roll back protections in rewrite of Obama-era […]

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Declare Climate Change a Major Disaster before it’s Too Late This is a petition to Governor Brown to act A.S.A.P. Governor Brown, please accept leadership of this massive transformation of California to a CLIMATE CHANGE-READY STATE. This life-affirming effort will give us the greatest chance of thriving through change instead of merely surviving change. We […]

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To All, Here is an opportunity to comment on the environmental report called the “Water Fix”.  However, it may not “fix” the water now or in time of drought but be instead a give-away to large water purveyors beside impacting fisheries along with other environmental  harms. Read the document using the link below to learn […]

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To  All, Below is an appeal by the Environmental Working Group to get the EPA to ban Atrazine. Millions of Americans are at risk of drinking a toxic chemical that can turn male frogs into female frogs with viable eggs! Atrazine, produced by chemical industry giant Syngenta, is one of the most widely used pesticides […]

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  To All, On September 8, from 11 to 4 pm, thousands will march in San Francisco for the largest climate march the West Coast has ever seen. Together we will Rise for Climate, Jobs & Justice as part of a global day of action to demand our elected leaders commit to no new fossil […]

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To All, The Senate passed AB 2975 by Assembly member Laura Friedman. This bill provides a mechanism for the state to include river segments in its wild and scenic river system, should the Trump administration remove them from the federal system. If you can nudge the Governor so sign this, please do it. Thanks to […]

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Declare Climate Change a Major Disaster before it’s too late https://www.change.org/p/california-governor-declare-climate-change-a-major-disaster-before-it-s-too-late Jorge Rebagliati started this petition to California Governor Despite Climate Change having been identified by scientists, leaders, analysts and people from all over the world as “the greatest threat to humanity and life on Earth”, actions taken to address it have been few in […]

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What has been described as “America’s most-important conservation program” is set to expire Sept. 30. Established in 1964, the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) has provided—at no cost to U.S. taxpayers—millions of dollars for conservation, land acquisition, park access, infrastructure improvements, and much more. But in December 2015 Congress struck a deal to reauthorize the LWCF […]

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Jorge Rebagliati started this petition to California Governor Despite Climate Change having been identified by scientists, leaders, analysts and people from all over the world as “the greatest threat to humanity and life on Earth”, actions taken to address it have been few in number and haphazard in design because Climate Change has not been […]

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What has been described as “America’s most-important conservation program” is set to expire Sept. 30. Established in 1964, the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) has provided—at no cost to U.S. taxpayers—millions of dollars for conservation, land acquisition, park access, infrastructure improvements, and much more. But in December 2015 Congress struck a deal to reauthorize […]

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Today we are filing our 100th lawsuit against the Trump Administration. This time it is to protect ocean ecosystems and threatened and endangered wildlife like the blue whale, manatee, and the giant manta ray from the continued risk of offshore oil drilling. Earthjustice is in court today because the Trump administration is putting local communities […]

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Jorge Rebagliati started this petition to California Governor Despite Climate Change having been identified by scientists, leaders, analysts and people from all over the world as “the greatest threat to humanity and life on Earth”, actions taken to address it have been few in number and haphazard in design because Climate Change has not been […]

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Hello, My name is Olivia Day. I’m emailing concerning your website. One of my students, Emma, came across your site while searching for environmental science and conservation sites. I’m working on a revamp of our class portal website and I’m letting the students help out with adding some new and interesting content. We are currently […]

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