Redford Says Yes on P

I’m sending this urgent request to help Santa Barbara County fight off millions of dollars of oil money flooding into the County to influence the November election.

An oil front group largely funded by Chevron just transferred in another $1.6 million to defeat Measure P — the Healthy Air & Water Initiative seeking to head off a massive expansion in oil extraction using fracking, acidizing and steam injection.

Please chip in $10 or $20 to help Santa Barbara County fight back!

This influx of oil money shows how much they are planning to ramp up dangerous oil production in Santa Barbara County. If they get their way, thousands of new oil wells will waste and pollute millions of gallons of water, endanger human health with toxic chemicals and increase greenhouse gas emissions, making climate change worse.

Chevron destroyed Santa Barbara with the 1969 oil spill. We can’t let them do it again. If Measure P is defeated, oil companies will have a green light to pollute an area of great biodiversity and irreplaceable value.

Will you act to help us today? All gifts through Sept 30 are being matched by The Center for Biological Diversity.

Together we can pass Measure P and protect this beautiful County. Thank you!

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