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Congressional Committee Approves Legislation to Roll Back National Monument Designations

Bill would allow president to reduce Carrizo Plain National Monument by up to 85,000 acres.

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Oil Company Seeks Exemption for Toxic Wastewater Dumping in Los Padres Aquifer

Public Hearing Scheduled for October 24 in Ventura; Comments Accepted Through November 8.

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Santa Paula Canyon Oil Project Appealed to Ventura County Supervisors

Filing halts plan to begin drilling, court hearing on 2015 lawsuit postponed to December 4.

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Unofficial Report Suggests Carrizo Plain National Monument Will Not Be Reduced or Eliminated

Carrizo Plain may be safe from boundary reduction, but monument management plan changes could still occur.

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ForestWatch and Figueroa Mountain Brewing Volunteers Clean Up Red Rock

ForestWatch and Fig Mtn Brew teamed up to remove over 100 pounds from the Red Rock Pools.

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Santa Paula Canyon Drilling: Upcoming Court Date and Hearing

ForestWatch and partners to make oral arguments in lawsuit against new drilling.

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Volunteers Clean Up Microtrash in Upper Sespe Watershed

ForestWatch volunteers remove over 250 pounds of microtrash from the Upper Sespe watershed.

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Fate of the Carrizo Plain Still Unknown

Interior Secretary Zinke refuses today to publicly release his recommendation for iconic California landscape.

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Over 130 Local Business Owners Sign Letter Supporting Carrizo Plain National Monument

Local businesses write letter to Secretary Zinke in support of the Carrizo Plain.

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ForestWatch Responds: A Better Way to Protect Communities from Wildfire

ForestWatch writes op-ed in response to local radio host’s inflamed rhetoric.

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