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Biden admin paves way to cease all offshore California fossil fuel drilling operations

Posted on AllSides October 27th, 2023
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The Biden administration issued a federal plan Thursday to remove all remaining oil and gas infrastructure located off the California coast once they stop producing.

The Department of the Interior's Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) published a programmatic environmental impact statement (PEIS) for "Oil and Gas Decommissioning Activities on the Pacific Outer Continental Shelf." The filing formally recommends a plan ensuring no fossil fuel infrastructure remains off California's coast that could interfere with other offshore operations like navigation and commercial fisheries.

"We completed a robust analysis based on sound science, Tribal consultation,...

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