Linda Krop

Environmental Defense Center

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Chief Counsel at the Environmental Defense Center in Santa Barbara, California

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Hundreds of protesters gathered at the state capitol building in Sacramento yesterday, to speak out against the Trump Administration’s plan to expand oil and gas drilling in federal…

Public meeting on offshore oil expansion draws angry coastal activists

Hundreds of protesters gathered at the state capitol building in Sacramento yesterday, to speak out against the Trump Administration’s plan to expand oil and gas drilling in federal…

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Jonathan Bastian leads a lively discussion with local environmental and oil experts on major issues like criminal and civil liability, wildlife restoration, pipeline regulation and the…

The Refugio Oil Spill, One Year Later

Jonathan Bastian leads a lively discussion with local environmental and oil experts on major issues like criminal and civil liability, wildlife restoration, pipeline regulation and the…

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Citing the spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Governor Schwarzenegger has cancelled what’s called the  Tranquillon Ridge Plan , which would have allowed new drilling from a rig offshore from…

Governor Drops Support for Off-shore Drilling

Citing the spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Governor Schwarzenegger has cancelled what’s called the Tranquillon Ridge Plan , which would have allowed new drilling from a rig offshore from…

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