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Weekly Update - Stop Harmful Desal in Huntington Beach and latest podcasts!

Tell Governor Newsom to Stop Harmful Desalination in Huntington Beach!

The proposed Poseidon Huntington Beach Desalination project is expensive, unnecessary, deadly to ocean life, and will worsen the effects of climate change. Join me in sending Governor Gavin Newsom a letter to say #NoPoseidon! Sign here:

Recent LA Times Article on Injustice and Coastal Access

"Backers of the proposal, which will be introduced by state Sen. Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) on Monday, say it is the first step toward correcting a historic injustice when the city seized the resort of Charles and Willa Bruce and forced Black beachgoers out of town 100 years ago." A small step, but even the smallest steps must be taken when it comes to correcting the harm of past actions. Read on!

Recent Protect and Enjoy Podcasts

In case you missed them - we've produced some excellent podcasts recently for your consumption (if we do say so ourselves).

California's legislators try to answer the question of how to save our beaches from rising seas. Meanwhile the battle for the coast continues to play out each month at the Coastal Commission hearings. We also have a call to ACTION – just when you thought we were safe from new offshore drilling, there's more work to do! And Surfrider Foundation scientist Katie Day brings you a new idea about solving ocean acidification. All in 15 minutes! Give a listen –

Also, Episode 81: Our first Congressional interview of Protect & Enjoy, features a special guest: North Coast Congressman Jared Huffman! The Congressman spoke with California Policy Manager Jennifer Savage about federal efforts to fight plastic pollution, address climate change, what the 30x30 movement means for our ocean, and how he manages to stay hopeful despite his decades in politics – a great conversation offering insight on what's happening behind the scenes in Congress. Check it out here!