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Trump’s Plan To Open California’s Coasts To Drilling Will Probably Fall Flat

Trump has promised to make it easier to drill for oil and natural gas offshore
President Trump is opening the US coast to oil drilling

An article in the Los Angeles Times cites state regulators and simple economics as reasons why new offshore drilling opportunities, promised by the Trump administration, will probably amount to nothing more than a few news headlines.

The piece maintains that “California has powerful legal tools to head off new offshore development, and the price of oil offers little incentive to the energy industry to pursue expensive drilling projects next to a hostile state.”

 

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