offshore oil drilling

Oil Spill Off California Reminder of Offshore Drilling Danger

Article: Oil Spill Off California Reminder of Offshore Drilling Danger

CARPINTERIA, California, December 9, 2008 (ENS) – More than 70 people from federal, state and private sector organizations worked today to clean up an undetermined amount of oil that spilled from a platform off the coast of Santa Barbara County on Sunday. The California Department of Fish and Game Office of Spill Prevention and Response,…

California Lawmakers Reject Offshore Drilling

Article: California Lawmakers Reject Offshore Drilling

SACRAMENTO, California, September 4, 2008 (ENS) – The California Legislature passed two joint resolutions last week to protect California ocean waters and coastline. The lawmakers approved A.J.R. 51, a resolution to protect California’s coastline from expanded offshore drilling, and A.J.R. 66, a resolution to strengthen fishery management guidelines. “By passing A.J.R. 51 and A.J.R. 66,…