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Without this federal funding county environmental health officials may have to drop beach water testing and public notification programs.
"The people of California have indicated time and time again they don’t want more drilling off their coastline. They know a spill would wreak havoc on our coastal environment and economy—especially the tourism and fishing industries."
Measures will Improve Evacuation Route and Keep Transportation Decisions at Local Level
Capps Slams House GOP Transportation Bill That Would Open Up the Central Coast to New Offshore Oil Drilling
Legislation would mandate new oil and gas drilling in the federal waters off Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.
“One of the Most Significant Actions We’ve Taken To Protect the Public’s Health in the Last Twenty Years”
Capps Leads Democratic Women in Urging President Obama to Support EPA Proposal to Reduce Mercury Pollution
Capps highlights the impact toxic air pollution, specifically mercury, has on women and children.
Research would seek to maximize health benefits from ocean and coastal resources, improve the safety of American seafood, reduce beach closures, and detect emerging health threats.
Federal funding will allow for the removal and replacement of an outdated sewer system and keep the beach open to the public
Once complete the 250-megawatt solar power plant will deliver enough solar energy to power 100,000 homes.