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Leaving old drilling-rig pieces in the ocean has big support in Legislature

Jul 11, 2010 3:00:00 AM - latimes.com
Assembly Speaker John A. Perez is championing the plan. It would save oil companies hundreds of millions and, proponents say, create marine habitat.

A plan to let oil companies leave large parts of decommissioned drilling rigs in the ocean off California's coast, saving them hundreds of millions of dollars, is sailing through the Legislature at a time when the Gulf of Mexico spill has made the industry politically toxic.

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