Ojai and Cuyama area residents spoke out at a Santa Barbara County Planning Commission hearing on 7/11 against a proposal from Diamond Rock Mine to run as many as 138 gravel truck trips a day along Highway 33. Nonetheless, with a 4-1 vote, the commission approved the gravel mine’s 30-year permit. Ojai residents fear the trucks will ruin the safety of their roads and Cuyama residents expressed concern about the mines’ impact on their water table.
Ojai Residents Speak Out Against Mine Proposal
Thursday, July 19, 2007
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