Saturday: Paddle Out Against Paradon
The protest is against a NEW oil facility proposed for the Carpinteria bluffs near the sea lion rookery. Venoco has placed a measure on the June ballot for Carp residents that would enable them to bypass all normal health and safety reviews by getting the uninformed public to vote for it: Measure J. More here: http://www.citizensagainstparedon.org/
Meanwhile, the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is out of control, and threatens the Mississippi River delta with yet another major disaster:
This still has not been contained, and has the potential to exceed the scale of the Exxon Valdez oil spill.
more here: http://oilonthebeach.blogspot.com/