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  • California Assembly Passes Statewide Bag Ban August 29, 2014
    California’s oceans, waves and beaches are about to become a little cleaner thanks to the efforts of the state legislature this week! SB 270, a bill to ban single-use plastic shopping bags and put a fee on paper bags, has been approved by the California Assembly.
    Surfrider Foundation
  • California Legislature Supports Public Access at Martin’s Beach August 22, 2014
    The state bill to open Martin's Beach SB 968 (Hill) passed out of the legislature yesterday. The bill is key symbolic action by our state legislature to direct the State Lands Commission to address an issue that has now risen to a level of statewide importance.
    Surfrider Foundation
  • Ditch Plains, NY and the Fate of the East Deck Motel August 22, 2014
    The very modest 30-room East Deck Motel sits right next to Ditch Plains, a premier surf spot in Long Island. It has been sold and the new owners plan a huge members-only resort and entertainment complex, 2 stories, over 30,000 square feet including deck and pool with 100 parking spaces, many underground. The LLC formed with some secret silent partners goes b […]
    Surfrider Foundation
  • Celebrating 30 Years of Coastal Protection August 22, 2014
    From a group of surfers in Malibu, California, to today’s network of more than 250,000, the Surfrider Foundation celebrates three decades of coastal protection.
    Surfrider Foundation
  • Got A Hurricane? Get A Garden! August 4, 2014
    A collaborative effort of the Surfrider-Cape Fear, NC Chapter & UNCW club, university students and professors, and city watershed staff takes a project from concept to reality.
    Surfrider Foundation