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Tag: marine sanctuary

December 20, 2012 | 11:23 am

Northern Calif. Coastal Drilling Ban Expansion Announced

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A marine sanctuary off the coast of Northern California will double, extending a ban on oil drilling there, according to media reports. U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-Petaluma) held a press conference to announce the changes. Here’s the San Francisco Chronicle on the politics behind the announcement: The proposed expansion from […]

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December 20, 2012 | 8:45 am

A.M. Splash: Obama to Expand Marine Sanctuary; Oakland Keeps Money from Overpaid Tickets; Pipeline Improvements May Raise PG&E Rates

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Obama to expand national marine sanctuaries, permanently ban oil drilling, up Sonoma and Mendocino coasts (SJ Mercury News) In a move that would permanently ban oil drilling along more than 50 miles of Northern California coast, the Obama administration is scheduled this morning to announce plans to expand two northern California marine sanctuaries, extending them […]

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