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WASHINGTON — An alarm that should have notified a Plains All American Pipeline operator of a rupture had been turned off, delaying the response to a devastating oil spill a year ago at Refugio State Beach, officials with the federal pipeline safety agency said Thursday.
Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, March 9, Rep. Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) will host a town hall event in Oak Park. The town hall will allow constituents, advocates and homeowners to discuss the final report on the Rim of the Valley Corridor Special Resources Study which examined the possibility of expanding the boundary of Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA) to include the Rim of the Valley.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) voted to pass the Fiscal Year 2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill. The bipartisan bill was approved in a vote of 316 to 113.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced the City of Moorpark will receive over $500,000 from the National Park Service Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) for the construction of the Arroyo Vista Recreational Trail in Arroyo Vista Park.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) applauded the House passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act conference agreement (WRRDA, H.R. 3080).
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement following NASA’s announcement about Santa Susana:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement on NASA’s final environmental impact statement (FEIS) for the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL):
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hoy, la congresista Julia Brownley (D- Westlake Village) anunció que cerca de $12 millones en fondos serán disponibles para el dragado del Puerto de Channel Islands y para reponer arena en la Playa Hueneme, que ha sido amenazada con el potencial de daño estructural a carreteras y edificios debido a la erosión de arena severa.
It’s summertime in Ventura County — a time when families break out the sandals, swimsuits and sunscreen to enjoy Hueneme Beach.
But this year is no ordinary year. Hueneme Beach is mostly closed. The sand has been washed away. The pier is unsteady. Surfside Drive is endangered. And jagged rocks block a once pristine shoreline.
The closure of Hueneme Beach this summer will not just disappoint beachgoers. It will hurt local businesses that rely on tourist dollars and force the city of Port Hueneme to spend millions it doesn’t have on emergency shoreline protection measures.