President Trump’s plan to expand offshore oil drilling has alarmed many on the West Coast, including California, which already has oil rigs off its shoreline and a history of spills that have harmed tourism and the environment. Here a man paddles out on a surfboard from the beach, with an oil platform in the background, in Santa Barbara on Jan. 28, 2009.
President Trump’s plan to expand offshore oil drilling has alarmed many on the West Coast, including California, which already has oil rigs off its shoreline and a history of spills that have harmed tourism and the environment. Here a man paddles out on a surfboard from the beach, with an oil platform in the background, in Santa Barbara on Jan. 28, 2009. Michael Mariant ASSOCIATED PRESS
President Trump’s plan to expand offshore oil drilling has alarmed many on the West Coast, including California, which already has oil rigs off its shoreline and a history of spills that have harmed tourism and the environment. Here a man paddles out on a surfboard from the beach, with an oil platform in the background, in Santa Barbara on Jan. 28, 2009. Michael Mariant ASSOCIATED PRESS

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