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 […]

Stormwater Capture in Action

by Hannah Sands In my previous post, I explained that stormwater runoff is the number one source of ocean pollution. This time, I will introduce how stormwater capture projects can not only […]

$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,, (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,, (310) 394-6162 x108 LOS ANGELES (September 28, 2017)—On Tuesday, October 3, 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 […]

Precedent-Setting Lawsuit Turns LA Water Polluter into Industry Champion

Davis Wire Agrees to Zero Discharge in Settlement with LA Waterkeeper LOS ANGELES, July 7, 2017—On June 30, US District Court Judge Philip S. Gutierrez issued an order entering the consent decree […]

Smarter Water Town Hall Packs the House in Culver City

Local Water Experts Expose Shortcomings of Proposed Ocean Desalination Plant and Highlight Alternatives LOS ANGELES, May 12, 2017—Culver City residents and other engaged community members convened at the Veterans Memorial Building last […]

Students See Firsthand the Need for Ecological Restoration of our LA River

Authored by Melissa von Mayrhauser, LAW’s Watershed Program Manager What would we like to see for the future of the LA River? Just ask some Aspire High School students from Huntington Park […]

Seizing the Moment with the SuperSucker

Authored by Ian Jacobson, LAW’s Dive Program Manager Winter diving can be tough—and this year was no exception, with all of the storms that drenched LA. Luckily, they brought much-needed rain, but […]

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