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Wolf Lobbies for Creek Protections


Second District Supervisor Janet Wolf sought to insert additional environmental protections into a flood control project slated for San Jose Creek in Goleta. Wolf insisted that the county use the $4 million it was contributing-as part of a joint operating agreement with the City of Goleta-to ensure that steelhead trout could make their way up the creek during winter storms to spawn.

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