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Governor Kate Brown Issues Executive Order Blocking Offshore Oil Drilling

Salem, OR—Governor Kate Brown today issued an executive order blocking offshore oil drilling off Oregon's coast. The executive order directs state agencies to protect Oregon's coastal economy by preventing activities associated with offshore oil and gas drilling. The threat of offshore oil and ... Read More

Newport businesses stand against offshore drilling

NEWPORT — Offshore drilling may not be on the mind of every American, but for coastal businesses, it could have a grave effect. The federal administration proposed a plan in January to open 90 percent of U.S. waters to new oil and gas drilling. That drilling threatens the health of the Pacific ... Read More

Governor Brown Signs Bills to Block Trump Administration’s Offshore Oil Drilling Expansion

Also Announces Opposition to Federal Government’s Scheme to Reopen Drilling on Public Lands SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed legislation – SB 834 by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) and AB 1775 by Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) – to ... Read More

Offshore oil drilling to get cheaper gas? Not worth it, California leaders say

Californians have been fiercely opposed to offshore oil drilling for half a century. So it should be no surprise that the Trump Administration’s recent announcement of plans to expand drilling was met by hostility from most of The Sacramento Bee’s California Influencers. The group of policy, ... Read More