An expanse of beach near Rockaway, Oregon, is shown from Nea-kah-nie Mountain. State officials and members of the congressional delegations from Washington and Oregon have protested a Trump administration proposal to consider an offshore drilling lease in those states’ waters. (Don Ryan/Associated Press file photo)

An expanse of beach near Rockaway, Oregon, is shown from Nea-kah-nie Mountain. State officials and members of the congressional delegations from Washington and Oregon have protested a Trump administration proposal to consider an offshore drilling lease in those states’ waters. (Don Ryan/Associated Press file photo)

Editorial: A unified ‘no’ to Northwest offshore oil drilling

If Florida warrants an exemption from oil leases, other states deserve the chance to get the same.

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