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Californians to Trump: ‘We Will Fight’ Offshore Drilling

Commissions 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. The warning came weeks after Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said he wants to open nearly all U.S. coastlines to offshore oil and gas drilling. Since then, the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has proposed six sales of drilling rights off the...

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