California lawmakers move to halt offshore drilling after spill

Fox: California lawmakers are moving to halt offshore oil drilling on the heels of a major spill last month, amid Republican concerns the push could hurt jobs. The state Senate last week approved a bill, sponsored by Democratic state Sen. Mike McGuire, that would ban any new oil drilling in state waters off the California coast. In May, California experienced its largest oil spill in 25 years. According to McGuire’s office, more than 100,000 gallons of oil from offshore platforms spilled from a ruptured......

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