After Two Decades, Let’s Ensure the Updated LA River Master Plan Enhances Watershed and Community Health

by Melissa von Mayrhauser LA Waterkeeper will join as a member of the Los Angeles County River Master Plan Update Steering Committee, which will hold its first meeting today: Wednesday, April 11. […]

Safer, Greener LA Streets: A Case Study Along Ballona Creek

by Hannah Sands On a bright, sunny February day in the neighborhood of Del Rey, community members, politicians, environmental activists, and students all came together to celebrate a joyous event. It was […]

Pacific Star Sportfishing Faces Five Year License Suspension for Poaching in Marine Protected Area

by Michael Quill LAW’s Marine Protected Area (MPA) Boat Based Survey team has been monitoring human activity in and around the waters of our mainland LA County MPAs since January 2012. Fishing […]

What’s Best for Ballona?

My name is Michelle Lin, and I started working at LA Waterkeeper as a Climate Corps AmeriCorps Fellow in October 2017. I’ve always been an environmentalist at heart, and I believe working […]

Revitalization Plan for Lower LA River Misses Opportunity for Watershed-Level Changes

LA Waterkeeper Highlights Draft Proposal’s Room for Improvement Contact: Sharon Licht, sharon@lawaterkeeper.org, (310) 394-6162 x108 LOS ANGELES (December 12, 2017) —Last Thursday, the Lower LA River Working Group released its Draft Revitalization […]

$300,0000 Settlement with Concrete Mixing Facilities to Benefit Wildlife Restoration

Industrial sites to update practices to limit stormwater pollution; Water nonprofits celebrate improved water quality from Newport Bay to Long Beach Media Contacts: Orange County Coastkeeper – Miranda Brown, Miranda@gomixte.com, (909) 838-2824 Los […]

Sunset Gala to Celebrate LA Water Leaders on October 3

Los Angeles Waterkeeper hosts annual fundraiser to honor regional and statewide environmental leadership Media Contact: Sharon Licht, sharon@lawaterkeeper.org, (310) 394-6162 x108 LOS ANGELES (September 28, 2017)—On Tuesday, October 3, Los Angeles Waterkeeper […]

Environmental watchdog brings constitutional challenge to enhance region’s water supply

Los Angeles Waterkeeper files lawsuit seeking to expand the use of purified wastewater Media Contact: Bruce Reznik, Los Angeles Waterkeeper, (o) 310-394-6162 x100 (c) 619-851-9997 LOS ANGELES (September 27, 2017)—Yesterday, Los Angeles Waterkeeper […]

LA Times Agrees: Let’s Preserve CA

We would like to thank the LA Times Editorial Board for its August 23 Opinion piece, “Don’t let Trump roll back California’s environmental gains”. State leaders, along with environmental groups, have already begun […]

Los Angeles Groups Press Legislators to Support Bills Protecting Area’s Water, Air and Workers from Federal Threats

Media Contacts: Bruce Reznik, Los Angeles Waterkeeper, 619-851-9997 Bill Magavern, Coalition for Clean Air, 916-527-8051 Mark! Lopez, East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice, 323-263-2113 LOS ANGELES, August 21, 2017– A coalition of […]

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