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House Bill Seeks Ban on Leasing in Federal Waters Offshore California

Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA) has introduced legislation to reinstitute the ban on oil and natural gas leasing in the federal Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) off the coast of California.

April 13, 2009

House Bill Seeks Ban on Leasing in Federal Waters Offshore California

Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA) has introduced legislation to reinstitute the ban on oil and natural gas leasing in the federal Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) off the coast of California.

April 13, 2009

House Coalition Pushes for Continuation of Congressional Drilling Ban

A bipartisan coalition of 115 lawmakers led by Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA) has sent a letter to a House appropriations subcommittee urging it to once again include the congressional moratorium on drilling in much of the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) in the fiscal 2007 spending bill for the Interior Department and related agencies.

April 11, 2006

House Dem Tries to Strip OCS Inventory, CZMA Appeal Proposals from Energy Bill

Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA) on Wednesday offered a motion on the House floor that directed conferees on the national energy bill to strike provisions calling for the federal government to inventory oil and natural gas resources in the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), and to respond to appeals of state permitting decisions under the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) within a compressed time frame. The House postponed a vote on the motion until next Wednesday.

October 9, 2003