Feds Ask to Move Challenge to Trump Offshore Drilling Policy Out of CaliforniaThe federal government wants a challenge to Trump administration rules for offshore drilling to be moved from federal court in San Francisco to New Orleans or Washington.
Environmentalists Fear New Push For Oil Drilling Off California CoastIt’s been decades since California allowed any new offshore oil drilling but environmentalists say the Trump administration is now trying to force the issue in a battle that is 50 years in the making.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill to Block Offshore Oil Drilling ExpansionThe state Senate last month sent Gov. Brown the bill that would ban docks, pipelines or other onshore infrastructure needed to support new offshore drilling rigs.
California Officials, Protesters Fight Offshore Drill Plans By Trump AdministrationCommissions that oversee coastal lands and water pushed the Trump administration to leave California out of plans to expand offshore drilling, saying the state will throw up any barriers possible to prevent pumping and transportation of oil.
Trump To Expand Oil Drilling Off California CoastSources say the Trump administration is moving to vastly expand offshore drilling from the Atlantic to the Arctic oceans, including opening up federal waters off the coast of California for the first time in more than three decades.
Trump's Executive Order Aims To Expand Offshore DrillingU.S. President Donald Trump aims to further open up offshore drilling in U.S. waters with an executive order issued Friday morning.
Gov. Brown Asks Obama For Permanent Ban On Offshore Drilling In CACalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown wants President Barack Obama to permanently ban new offshore oil and gas drilling in the state.
Offshore Drilling Rigs Could Become New Normal For Northern California Under TrumpA Bay Area Congressman is asking the White House for help banning offshore drilling in the Pacific Ocean.
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.