West Coast Senators Propose Pacific Offshore Drilling Ban | Talking Points Memo

All six senators from the West Coast states — California, Oregon and Washington — are co-sponsoring a bill to permanently ban offshore drilling in the Pacific, in the wake of the catastrophic oil spill that is still spewing into the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana.Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Patty Murray (D-WA) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) are all co-sponsoring the measure.

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