The State of California and Santa Barbara County announced Tuesday that they are moving forward with dozens of criminal charges against the pipeline company at the center of last year’s oil spill on the Gaviota Coast.
The waters of the Central Coast have seen some radical changes in recent years, including much warmer than normal temperatures, massive algae blooms, a decline in eel grass and a mass wasting disease among sea stars.
Correspondent Tom Wilmer speaks with Jeff Dunster in Waikiki about the Reforestation Initiative: its roots, vision and efforts on the flanks of Mauna Kea on the Big Island, and upcoming projects on Oahu.
The City of San Luis Obispo is expecting to save millions of dollars in the coming years, while cutting way back on its carbon footprint. The project responsible for these savings, is the first of its kind in the state, and is now a model for others.