Last week, Santa Barbara County Supervisors denied Exxon’s proposal to send up to 78 oil trucks per day onto our already crowded and dangerous highways. The proposed route would have crossed Twitchell Reservoir, twisted through the mountains of the Los Padres National Forest along and over the Cuyama River (shown here during an oil spill from an overturned tanker in 2020), and traveled alongside the ,
. This was a vote for wildlife, water, public health, and our climate.