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Oil Drilling

San Ardo oil fields in Monterey County. (CBS)

Feds Postpone California Lease Auctions For Oil, Gas Drilling

Federal land managers are postponing all oil and gas lease auctions in California until October, citing budget problems and low staffing, and the toll of environmental litigation.

05/07/2013

Bodega Bay and Bodega Harbor. (US Army Corps of Engineers)

Obama Orders Federal Protection For Massive Swath Of Bay Area Coastline

President 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.

12/20/2012

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