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California Officials to Block Oil Shipments from New Offshore Wells

HeadlineFeb 08, 2018
 h12 california to block offshore oil

California officials moved Wednesday to block oil from newly approved offshore oil rigs from being transported through their state—in the latest move by a state to resist President Trump’s order to vastly expand drilling in U.S. federal waters. California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, who chairs the State Lands Commission, told reporters, “I am resolved that not a single drop from Trump’s new oil plan ever makes landfall in California.”

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