EDC’s newsletter is published twice each year and provides an engaging overview of our current efforts to protect the health and resources of California’s south central coast. You will also find news regarding exciting upcoming events, opportunities for public involvement, and highlights of our current campaigns.

2021 – Spring

Offshore Wind

Biden Administration & Environment

Cat Canyon Victories

Protecting Goleta’s Creeks

Polluted Runoff from Oil Facilities

Open Ocean Aquaculture

ExxonMobil Drilling & Plains Pipeline

Chevron Debris Mounds

2020 – Fall

  • ExxonMobil’s Push to Restart
  • Cat Canyon Oil – Aera Withdrawal
  • Transition to Offshore Wind
  • Solvang’s Rural Character
  • Protect Drinking Water from Oil & Gas
  • Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary
  • Platform Decommissioning


2020 – Spring

  • COVID-19, Our Community & Events
  • Aera’s Onshore Oil Project
  • Preserving Solvang’s Rural Character
  • Habitat Destruction at Naples
  • ExxonMobil’s Trucking Proposal
  • Restoration After the Oil Spill
  • A Climate Refuge
  • Clean Water Act – Creek Protections

2019 – Fall

  • EDC’s Work on Climate Issues
  • Protecting Steelhead Trout
  • Onshore Oil Production in SB County
  • ExxonMobil’s Trucking Plan
  • Goleta’s Watersheds
  • Fracking in the SB Channel
  • EDC Staff & Board Changes
  • Offshore Wind

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