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Sand Wars Film Screening and Panel Discussion about the Cemex sand mining operation in Marina, CA. Save Our Shores and Patagonia Santa Cruz

Sand Wars Film Screening and Panel Discussion about the Cemex sand mining operation in Marina, CA. Save Our Shores and Patagonia Santa Cruz

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Stop Sand Mining From Eating Our Shores

CEMEX sand mining is destroying our coastline. The “Monterey Bay holds the dubious distinction of being the only active beach sand mining operation along the entire United States shoreline. To make matters even worse, it all takes place along the shoreline of a protected National Marine Sanctuary” (Gary Griggs). We are gathering to build awareness, discuss solutions, and ultimately shutdown the mining operation forever. We encourage the entire community to get involved as our campaign to shutdown the CEMEX sand mining operation unfolds.

Sign our petition to the California Coastal Commission and the City of Marina to protect the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and stop the sand mine’s coastal destruction HERE.

Donate to the campaign. Your donation will help us build coalitions, build community awareness, and help advocate on behalf of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary to finally put an end to the sand mine and its embedded economic, environmental, and social costs we all bare. You can donate HERE.

Photos credit:Karen Loutzenhiser of the Monterey Country Weekly and Gary Grigs of the UCSC Marine Institute

 

Save Our Shores is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Your financial contributions are critical to our success. All donations are 100% tax-deductible.

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