Debris Flow Nets/Voluntary Vessel Speed Reduction Program

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Debris nets go up in the slide zones of Carpinteria and Montecito in an effort to save money and reduce mudslide risks. Photo by Carolina Starin/KCRW

Debris nets go up in the slide zones of Carpinteria and Montecito in an effort to save money and reduce mudslide risks. Large container ships are asked to voluntarily slow down as the pass through the Santa Barbara Channel during the summer to reduce coastal air pollution and reduce the risk of striking endangered whales.

Credits

Host:
Jonathan Bastian

Producer:
Carolina Starin