California study supports view that fish like platforms

In the late 1970s, states on the US East Coast successfully thwarted drilling in federal waters off their shores.To this day, leasing of the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf remains closed.The main antileasing argument in the 1970s was that drilling and production platforms threatened fishing.So leasing, drilling, and production didn't happen off the East Coast.And in the 1980s, important fisheries collapsed anyway. The platform-free waters of America's eastern seaboard were fished out.Here's betting residents of the East and West coasts still think oil and gas activities are incompatible with fishing.Gulf Coast fishermen, of course, know better. Gulf of Mexico fish congregate...

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