Friday, April 30, 2010

Protest New Oil Drilling

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:

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: