April 5, 2024
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Patagonia, oil companies face off in Ventura County ballot campaign over drilling regulations


An Aera Energy oil well in the Ventura Field in west Ventura. (file photo) Aera Energy has spent millions of dollars to fight stricter oil regulations in Ventura County, while a grassroots effort, buoyed by smaller but still major spending from Patagonia, works to pass a pair of ballot measures that would raise new barriers…


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