The state’s refusal to back down means it’s now up to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to decide who has final say over future oil production sites off California’s coastline.

The suit, which was filed by the state in 1999, challenges a Department of Interior decision to renew 36 new leases for oil and gas development off California’s coast.

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