I opened up the Fall 2018 Semester with a presentation to our English 107 class covering an overview of the 1969 Santa Barbara Oil Spill.  These undergraduates are just beginning to explore the Santa Barbara Oil Spill waitlist a series of writing pieces for this Advanced Composition course at CSU Channel Islands.

The blowout of Unocal Platform A that began on January 28, 1969 would have ramifications far and wide. Some of these included ushering in the California Coastal Commission, our modern “golden age” of Environmental Protection Laws at the local, state, and federal level, and an era of more active civic engagement with coastal management of all stripes.

Dr. Anderson speaks to freshmen and sophomores in ENGL 107.


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