Coastal Protections At Risk

Any weakening of water quality due to urban runoff will affect 34 significant coastal areas in California. Crystal Cove and Point Lobos are two.

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October 4, 2000, 5:45 PM PDT

By Gwen Hilburn


The state Water Resources Control Board may be considering weakening water quality standards, according to environmentalists. Activists feel that the board wants to accomodate large developers. The Board indicates that it just wishes to clarify the existing law. The issue deals mainly with urban runoff into sensitive and protected offshore marine areas.

Thanks to Gwenn Hilburn

Wednesday, October 4, 2000 in The Los Angeles Times

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