In this May 13, 2010, photo, pelicans float on the water with an offshore oil platform in the background in the Santa Barbara Channel off the coast of Santa Barbara. The Trump administration on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, moved to vastly expand offshore drilling from the Atlantic to the Arctic oceans with a plan that would open up federal waters off the California coast for the first time in more than three decades. The channel is one of those areas.
In this May 13, 2010, photo, pelicans float on the water with an offshore oil platform in the background in the Santa Barbara Channel off the coast of Santa Barbara. The Trump administration on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, moved to vastly expand offshore drilling from the Atlantic to the Arctic oceans with a plan that would open up federal waters off the California coast for the first time in more than three decades. The channel is one of those areas. Mark J. Terrill AP
In this May 13, 2010, photo, pelicans float on the water with an offshore oil platform in the background in the Santa Barbara Channel off the coast of Santa Barbara. The Trump administration on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, moved to vastly expand offshore drilling from the Atlantic to the Arctic oceans with a plan that would open up federal waters off the California coast for the first time in more than three decades. The channel is one of those areas. Mark J. Terrill AP

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