15 May '18, 3pm

Surfrider Sends Notice of Intent to Sue under Clean Water Act to Address Border Pollution

Surfrider Sends Notice of Intent to Sue under Clean Water Act to Address Border Pollution

Surfrider Foundation, on behalf of our San Diego County Chapter, sent a Notice of Intent to Sue letter to the U.S. International Boundary and Water Commission (“IBWC”) to address the egregious violations of the Clean Water Act affecting the waters of the U.S.-Mexico border region, including the coast off Imperial Beach and Coronado. Pollution in coastal waters poses an unacceptable risk to human health and the environment of the Tijuana River Valley, the waters of which flow into the Pacific Ocean. Surfrider Foundation has taken legal action today, after a decades-long campaign for No Border Sewage , in order to protect the surfing, swimming and other recreational resources of the San Diego coast; to defend threatened species and habitat; and to fight for clean water on our coast. To address the plague of water pollution in the region and resultant beach closures, Surfride...

Full article: https://www.surfrider.org/coastal-blog/entry/surfrider-se...

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