Offshore Drilling Being Permanently Banned Along New Stretch Of Northern California CoastIn a dramatic move by the White House, offshore oil drilling is being permanently banned along a new stretch of the Northern California coast.
Farallones, Cordell Bank Marine Sanctuaries To Double In SizeTwo national marine sanctuaries off the Bay Area coast soon will more than double in size, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Obama Orders Federal Protection For Massive Swath Of Bay Area CoastlinePresident Barack Obama signed an executive order Thursday that will permanently ban oil drilling off the Northern California coast by expanding the Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries.

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