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California Hasn't Allowed a New Offshore Well in 50 Years – Will it Ban Drilling Altogether?

Though California has not granted a lease to a new offshore oil and gas rig in 5 decades, drilling on previously established wells still happens off the coast. But after the Huntington Beach oil spill, activists and politicians are renewing calls to shut down offshore drilling entirely . Lauren Kubiak from the Natural Resources Defense Council explains.