Local politicians and environmental leaders gathered on 1/3 to thank Rep. Lois Capps and celebrate the passage of the Energy Independence and Security Act, which will raise fuel efficiency standards for cars and trucks for the first time in more than 30 years. The legislation “reaffirms the values that we have” in Santa Barbara, said 1st District Supervisor Salud Carbajal, and “represents a historic shift in energy policy,” said Capps.


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