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Are you for or against Measure P, the ballot initiative aiming to ban high-intensity oil extraction?

I'm all for it. We need to protect our environment.
I'm against it. It's going to bankrupt the county.
I need to do more research on it.

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An environmentalist says no on P

After participation in a six-year battle to successfully close a toxic waste dump site next to Casmalia in Santa Barbara County, it would be a gross understatement to say that I am sensitive to false and misleading environmental views and opinions. Santa Barbara County voters need to step back and take a closer factual look at this local Measure P proposal and its impact. Under normal circumstances, if it were well writte... [ Read More ]