Most Californians now favor offshore oil drilling


By Jim Christie SAN FRANCISCO, July 31 (Reuters) - For the first time, a majority of Californians support more drilling for oil off their state's coast, a poll showed on Thursday, underscoring anxiety caused by high gasoline prices. But a large majority of Californians also still want a push toward developing alternative energy sources and highly fuel-efficient vehicles. The poll this month by the Public Policy Institute of California found 51 percent of Californians in favor of ...

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