Economy Politics

L.A. Votes To Ban Oil And Gas Drilling

Los Angeles has officially banned new oil wells in the city, further increasing the city’s reliance on foreign sources of oil.

On Friday, the Los Angeles City Council held a vote and all were in favor of getting rid of oil drilling in Los Angeles. They greenlit a measure to prohibit the extraction process of new oil and gas. The vote for the measure passed with no one voting against it – 12 to 0.

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. Read more…

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