BOS Hearing on Appeal of the Santa Maria Energy Oil Drilling Project

The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors is holding a public hearing on the Appeal of the Planning Commission's decision to approve the Santa Maria Energy Oil Drilling and Production project and the project EIR. The oil company proposes to drill 136 oil and gas wells just south of Orcutt using a cyclic-steaming process, construction of a 3-mile crude oil pipeline and construction of an 8-mile recycled water pipeline.

SB CAN urges you to attend and speak in support of requiring that the greenhouse gas emissions be largely, if not fully, offset.

Much has been written and said about this project over the last several months. We’ve been working hard on this for months and need your support at the hearing. You might want to read our editorials on mitigating the greenhouse gas emissions from this project.

Here are the links to our editorials: and

And here is the link to the letter SB CAN submitted:

Ken Hough
Executive Director
(805) 563-0463

November 12, 2013 at 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Board of Supervisors Hearing Room - SM
511 Lakeside Pkwy
Santa Maria, CA 93455
United States
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Ken Hough · · 805.563.0463
Santa Barbara County Action Network
Santa Barbara County Action Network (SBCAN) works to promote social and economic justice, to preserve our environmental and agricultural resources, and to create sustainable communities.