There is massive opposition to Governor Schwarzenegger’s plan to override the State Lands Commission and allow oil drilling off of Santa Barbara as part of last minute budget stop gap.
Political Letters of Opposition:
Environmental Group Letters in Opposition:
Editorials in Opposition:
Other New stories:
Calbuzz story describing 1938 Director of Finance scandal resulting in the creation of the State Lands Commission to over see on oil & gas leasing
Capitol Weekly story describing end run around State Lands Commission
Earlier posts on issue: