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Santa Barbara City Council says no to offshore drilling

SANTA BARBARA — With offshore oil drilling emerging as a hot issue in the presidential campaign, the City Council Tuesday night reaffirmed its opposition to drilling along the coastline where a 1969 spill gave rise to the Environmental Protection Agency and the modern environmental movement. The action was designed to counter an Aug. 26 vote by Santa Barbara County supervisors urging Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to rethink his stance against offshore drilling. For the full story visit www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-sbdrill10-2008sep10,0,3979257.story

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