The Surfrider Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of its Wavemaker Awards from this past year. These individuals, chapters and companies are recognized for their outstanding leadership, performance, dedication and support in fulfilling the Surfrider Foundation’s mission to protect our world’s ocean, waves and beaches.
On Friday, July 6, the Surfrider Foundation filed public comments opposed to the Environmental Protection Agency and Indiana Department of Environmental Management’s proposed settlement with the U. S. Steel Corporation over the company’s Clean Water Act violations.
The Trump administration is proposing to weaken the “Blowout Preventer Systems and Well Control Rule” that was created to prevent offshore drilling accidents and related oil spills. This reckless move underscores the risks of expanding offshore drilling in U.S. waters.
California's Governor and legislature have taken a stand to permanently restore public access to Martins Beach by passing and signing into law legislation that authorizes funding for the state to acquire an easement or right of way to Martins Beach.