2007 Press Releases

Harriet Miller Joins Environmental Defense Center Board

Former Santa Barbara Mayor and City Councilmember Harriet Miller has joined the Board of Directors of the Environmental Defense Center (EDC). Ms. Miller served as the Executive Director of the AARP in Washington D.C. and as the elected State Superintendent of Education in Montana before moving to Santa Barbara in 1981.

Environmental Defense Center Names David Landecker as New Executive Director

The Environmental Defense Center (EDC) announced today that it has hired long-time community activist, businessman and attorney David J. Landecker as its new Executive Director. Landecker is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and has been active in environmental law and policy for more than thirty years, including six years on EDC’s Board of Directors in the 1990s.

Changes in the Works for Nonprofit Environmental Law Firm

The Environmental Defense Center (EDC) announced today that its Executive Director, Cameron Benson, will be leaving to assume a new role as the City of Santa Barbara’s Creeks Restoration and Water Quality Manager.

Firestone Admits Conflict of Interest

Santa Barbara Supervisor Brooks Firestone acknowledged today that he has a disqualifying financial conflict of interest regarding the County’s proposed changes to the “Uniform Rules.”

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