Please come out to support Clean Ocean Action for their annual Family Beach Ball. Support a great organization and have a fun time doing it! Please visit the web site for more information. http://www.cleanoceanaction.org/index.php?id=617.
On December 12, 2011 World Surfing Reserves posted a global press release announcing April 28, 2012 as the dedication date of the new Santa Cruz World Surfing Reserve. Formation of a “Local Stewardship Council” to protect the reserve was also announced. SEA’s West Coast Environmental Projects Director, Jim Littlefield Chairs the LSC. “I’m honored to […]
On December 6, 2011, New Jersey issued the 2011 Energy Master Plan (“EMP”). The EMP provides guidance for the “use, management, and development of electricity in New Jersey” for the next 10 years. There are five primary goals outlined in the EMP: 1. Reduce the cost of electricity 2. Diversify the portfolio of in-state electric […]
Once again our waterways are being threatened by new legislation. Both the Senate and The House are attempting to undermine the Clean water Act of 1972 which could negatively affect one-fifth of the nation’s wetlands. SEA firmly believes these attempts to de-regulate our waterways will have negative impacts on our drinking water supply and the […]
As part of efforts to protect waves around the world, Surfrider Foundation Europe (EU), Surfrider Foundation (US/INTERNATIONAL) Dr. Tony Butt (UK), in partnership with Save The Waves Coalition (US) Surfers Against Sewage (UK), Salvem o Surfer (PORT) and other partners, organized the first major international conference on the recognition of the value of the waves […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Environmental officials urged swimmers and kayakers to stay out of New York City waters Thursday because a wastewater treatment plant disabled by fire was spewing millions of gallons of raw sewage into the Hudson River. Read More at: Yahoo News Read More at: nydailynews.com .
In the continuing and frustrating national debate about potential oil drilling off the United States’ coasts the National Board of Directors of Surfers’ Environmental Alliance is strongly opposed to any new plans to open the Outer Continental Shelf to new Oil Drilling or related operations. We believe our position reflects the opinion of countless numbers […]
Governor Christie is proposing that each NJ Municipality make its own beach access rules. Current rules require public access points, restrooms, parking, etc at 1/4 mile intervals, especially if a town wants beach replenishment funding. Before the state mandated uniform access rules, towns severely limited public access and surfers were sometimes arrested just for walking […]