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Long Beach Polystyrene Ban + Craig Update + AB 1782 + more!

Media Alert // Nuclear Energy

Some light Sunday reading on How To Dismantle a Nuclear Power Plant...

Victory Update // Long Beach Polystyrene Ban

On May 4, Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia signed into law the citywide polystyrene ban! Congrats to Surfrider Foundation Long Beach Chapter and other local activists for this important Coastal Victory that is bound to help reduce plastic pollution on the beach and in the ocean! Now we need all of the other cities along the LA River and the State of California to follow suit. More here:…/long-beach-polystyrene-ordinance.


Activist Spotlight // Craig Cadwallader Hospitalized

This is classic Craig – "His friends had to laugh at some aspects of Cadwallader’s predicament. The timing of his hospitalization, just after the release of the proposed El Segundo desalination plant’s draft Environmental Impact Report and coinciding with public meetings on that topic, has pained him almost as much as his medical issues" PLEASE VISIT THE GOFUNDME! 

New Blog // Plastic Pollution

When we think of plastic pollution, we think of images of plastic bags on the beach, suffering marine life, and the almost invisible smog of microplastics in our ocean. What often gets overlooked is the fact that conventional plastic is made from fossil fuels, and is a product of the oil and gas industry. More here.

Legislation Update // AB 1782 - Surfing as California's state sport.

Last week, we celebrated another successful step in making #surfing #California’s state sport with Michael Stewart of @sustainsurf and #AB1782 co-author @asmmuratsuchi ‍♀️‍♂️