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Smoking Ban, SONGS, Desal, Monuments and more!

Here's your snapshot of California policy work this week!

Action Alert // Smoking Ban at Beaches and Parks!

Have you weighed in with the governor yet? Please do! Let’s pass SB 386, a smoking ban at beaches and parks! Sign the action alert here.

Blog Alert // San Onofre Nuclear Waste Update

Looking at one of Southern California's – and the nation's – biggest concerns. We have a real nuclear waste problem in this country and it's time our elected representatives truly started to solve it. Check out our latest blog post for more information.

News Update // Whale Tail Success

Congrats to the California Coastal Commission for an extremely successful program that's funded an incredible amount of education, restoration and coastal protection! Read the full story here.

News Update // Huntington Beach Desal

Expensive, unnecessary, unwanted. #SayNoToPoseison

News Update // San Diego's Paddle for Clean Water Success

Nice write-up featuring our Surfrider Foundation San Diego County Chapter. Here's to clean water! Check out the San Diego Union Tribune article here.

News Update // Volunteer Spotlight and Plastics Ban

Craig W. Cadwallader leading the charge on the Redondo Beach plastic utensil regulations. Check it out!

Blog Update // Federal Threat to National Parks, Wilderness and Monuments

"Never before has the United States eliminated, at a large scale and in a systematic way, permanent protections for national parks, wilderness areas, or national monuments." – Surfrider Foundation Environmental Director Pete Stauffer. Check out the new coastal blog here.