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Support Central Coast Heritage Protection Act Rep. Salud Carbajal, D-Santa Barbara, together with Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Kamala Harris, have introduced an important bill to protect lands and waters in the Los Padres National Forest: the “Central Coast Heritage Protection Act.” The bill, H.R. 4072 is officially co-sponsored by Rep. Julia Brownley, D-Thousand Oaks. The Central…
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Carbajal and Harris Introduce Central Coast Heritage Act

Thursday, October 19, 2017 by KEITH HAMM The Central Coast Heritage Act — introduced on 10/16 by Congressmember Salud Carbajal and Senator Kamala Harris — seeks wilderness designation for nearly 250,000 acres of public land, including four new wilderness areas in the Carrizo Plain National Monument, while expanding nine existing areas in Los Padres National Forest.…
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Proposed legislation aims to protect vast areas of Central Coast back country

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Central Coast Congressman Salud Carbajal (D-24th District) and  U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) have launched the Central Coast Heritage Protection Act, which would designate nearly 250,000 acres of public land in the Los Padres National Forest and Carrizo Plain National Monument as wilderness. The announcement was made this morning, by Carbajal using…
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Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Protect Central CA Wilderness

October 17, 2017 LAKE PIRU, Calif. – Outdoor enthusiasts, local businesses and conservation groups are praising a new bill introduced Monday in Congress to give extra protection to 245,000 acres of public land in Central California. Sen. Kamala Harris and Representative Salud Carbajal introduced the Central Coast Heritage Protection Act. It would link up existing islands of wilderness…
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