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CSLC rejects new oil drilling

By   /   Friday, June 5th, 2009  /   Comments Off on CSLC rejects new oil drilling

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The California State Lands Commission, the state agency responsible for approving new oil leases in California, voted June 1 to reject a Department of Finance proposal to permit oil drilling off the Santa Barbara County coast.

The State Lands Commission has had the authority to approve oil leases in California since 1937.

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