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'Routine' LA oil drilling questioned by residents




Steve Peckman was among the South L.A. residents who came to a community meeting to demand a moratorium on oil drilling in the neighborhood.
Steve Peckman was among the South L.A. residents who came to a community meeting to demand a moratorium on oil drilling in the neighborhood.
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On Tuesday, city regulators in Los Angeles are expected to approve expanded oil drilling in an area of South Los Angeles.

There was no environment review because the city and the drillers consider the issue routine.

Southern California Public Radio's Molly Peterson says local residents consider it anything but.