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Bay State faces political reality of offshore drilling

By Carolyn Y. Johnson and Lisa Wangsness
Globe Staff / September 16, 2008

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Environmentalists and fishermen, who pitched hard-fought battles in the 1970s and 1980s to protect New England's prime fishing grounds from offshore drilling, say they are dismayed to learn that new legislation, to be voted on as early as today in Washington, could open Georges Bank to oil and gas companies. (Full article: 1229 words)

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