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Government sued over offshore fracking in Santa Barbara Channel

By   /  Thursday, November 17th, 2016  /  Energy, Latest news, Law  /  Comments Off on Government sued over offshore fracking in Santa Barbara Channel

Updated on Nov. 18 at 12 p.m.: The Center for Biological Diversity sued the federal government for permitting offshore fracking in the Santa Barbara Channel and along the California Coast, alleging that it did not perform a proper environmental assessment. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Los Angeles on Nov. 15, seeks a court Read More →

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Op/ed: Measure P is too deceptive and costly

By   /  Friday, October 24th, 2014  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Measure P is too deceptive and costly

It would cripple the oil industry, a mainstay of the North County economy, and deprive the county of more than $16 million in annual revenue — most of which supports our schools. It would expose taxpayers to losses of tens or hundreds of millions of dollars in “takings” lawsuits. And sadly, it’s all based on misunderstandings and misinformation.

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Op/ed: Measure P is good for our economy

By   /  Friday, October 24th, 2014  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  1 Comment

As the country with the largest per capita emissions in the world, the United States must get serious about addressing climate change if we are to not face truly catastrophic impacts.

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Measure P puts future of oil drilling at stake

By   /  Friday, September 5th, 2014  /  Central Coast, Green Coast, Law, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Measure P puts future of oil drilling at stake

Measure P would ban the use of techniques such as hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, and acid stimulation, which aren’t currently in use in the county. But it would also ban practices such as cyclic steaming, which is in use at about one-third of Santa Barbara County’s nearly 1,200 wells.

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North American Oil and Gas bets on drilling deeper

By   /  Friday, March 15th, 2013  /  Top Stories, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on North American Oil and Gas bets on drilling deeper

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Editorial: Let California set the stage on fracking rules

By   /  Friday, March 1st, 2013  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Let California set the stage on fracking rules

Santa Barbara and Ventura counties are separately weighing whether they need new fracking rules.

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Editorial: Weighing the benefits of an oil boom

By   /  Friday, February 8th, 2013  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Weighing the benefits of an oil boom

On one side of the argument is jobs and America’s manufacturing resurgence. On the other is fracking and its environmental impact.

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