June 19, 2024
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With Newsom’s proposal, oil industry’s clock starts ticking


A Pacific Coast Energy oil rig on Orcutt Hill in Santa Maria. (file photo) The century-old tri-county oil and gas industry now has an expiration date, with an April 23 order from Gov. Gavin Newsom that would put an end to hydraulic fracturing in the coming years and all drilling in the state in the…


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