offshore oil drilling

Oil Spill Off California Reminder of Offshore Drilling Danger

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

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,…