Ecological and political issues surrounding decommissioning of offshore oil facilities in the Southern California Bight

@inproceedings{Schroeder2004EcologicalAP,
  title={Ecological and political issues surrounding decommissioning of offshore oil facilities in the Southern California Bight},
  author={Donna M. Schroeder and Milton S. Love},
  year={2004}
}
To aid legislators, resource managers, and the general public, this paper summarizes and clarifies some of the issues and options that the federal government and the state of California face in decommissioning offshore oil and gas production platforms, particularly as these relate to platform ecology. Both local marine ecology and political climate play a role in decommissioning offshore oil production platforms. Compared to the relatively supportive political climate in the Gulf of Mexico for… CONTINUE READING
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