"West Coast Senators Push Pacific Shore Drilling Ban"

"Democratic senators from the California, Oregon and Washington state launched a new drive Tuesday to ban drilling off the Pacific coast but face long odds of getting the bill past the House’s new Republican majority, especially at a time of high gasoline prices."

Richard Simon reports for the Los Angeles Times January 25, 2011.

SEE ALSO:

"GOP House Energy Chairman Hastings' Fix: Drill for More Oil" (McClatchy)

"Lawmakers Vow To Pursue Oil Spill Bill"

Source: LA Times, 01/27/2011