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California Governor Signs Bill Limiting Oil, Gas Development

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS,BLOOMBERG
07:30 13 באוקטובר 2019, 00:50 GMT‎+3‎ Updated on 13 באוקטובר 2019, GMT‎+3‎

Sacramento, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Saturday signed a law intended to counter Trump administration plans to increase oil and gas production on protected public land.

The measure bars any California leasing authority from allowing pipelines or other oil and gas infrastructure to be built on state property. It makes it difficult for drilling to occur because federally protected areas are adjacent to state-owned land.

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