L.A. Votes To Ban Oil And Gas Drilling

  • The city will get rid of operations that already are running “after a 20-year amortization period,” according to a fact sheet. 
  • “This may be the most important step towards environmental justice that this council has taken in recent memory,” Council President Paul Krekorian said.
  • While some have pushed Los Angeles to end oil drilling, there is also worry about the possible loss of employment opportunities and spike in gasoline prices.
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