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Senator Jackson and Pro Tem de León hosted a conference call Friday, August 28 in response to President Trump’s recently signed executive order opening the door to expanded offshore oil and gas drilling in federal waters off the California coast. Senator Jackson will be introducing in response to this executive order. Once amended, Senate Bill 188 (Jackson) will prohibit the State Lands Commission from approving any new leases in state waters for the building of new pipelines or other infrastructure needed for new or expanded oil and gas development such as piers and wharves.