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In visit to Vandenberg, Harris announces U.S. plans to cease anti-satellite tests

By   /  Monday, April 18th, 2022  /  Latest news, Law & Goverment, left, Regions, Santa Barbara County, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on In visit to Vandenberg, Harris announces U.S. plans to cease anti-satellite tests

Vice President Kamala Harris announced that the United States will be the first country to ban anti-satellite weapons testing, during a speech she delivered April 18 at Vandenberg Space Force Base near Lompoc. An anti-satellite weapon test is a military demonstration where a spacecraft in orbit is destroyed using a missile system, and the tests Read More →

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Dubroff: Plains prosecution either carefully crafted or grandstanding

By   /  Friday, May 20th, 2016  /  Columns, Energy, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Plains prosecution either carefully crafted or grandstanding

Henry Dubroff

There are two ways to look at the May 17 announcement that Plains All American Pipeline will face criminal charges over last year’s Refugio oil spill. During a press conference that made national news, California Attorney General Kamala Harris and Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce Dudley said that a California grand jury had indicted Read More →

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Plains faces criminal charges over Refugio oil spill

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California Attorney General Kamala Harris discusses the Plains All American Pipeline indictment outside of the Santa Barbara County District Attorney's office on May 17. (Alex Kacik)

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Plains faces criminal charges over Refugio oil spill

By   /  Tuesday, May 17th, 2016  /  Energy, Top Stories, Top Story  /  Comments Off on Plains faces criminal charges over Refugio oil spill

Story updated at 2:30 p.m. May 17: A California grand jury has indicted Plains All American Pipeline on four felony counts in connection with the Refugio oil spill, prosecutors announced on May 17. The Houston-based oil and gas infrastructure company is facing 46 criminal charges for the May 19, 2015 oil spill that soiled the Read More →

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One year later, Plains still dragging feet over oil spill

By   /  Friday, May 13th, 2016  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on One year later, Plains still dragging feet over oil spill

Nearly a year after a Plains All American pipeline broke, spilling an estimated 123,270 gallons of oil into the Pacific Ocean and disrupting tourism along the California Coast, there has been little progress in resolving the underlying issues that led to the region’s biggest environmental disaster in decades. Plains All American has proved adept at Read More →

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State suing Cars 4 Causes over donations

By   /  Friday, December 11th, 2015  /  Latest news, Law & Goverment, Top Stories, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on State suing Cars 4 Causes over donations

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