California Coastal Commission approves new SeaWorld orca habitat, prohibits breeding, legal challenge possible (updated)

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The California Coastal Commission approved a $100 million expansion of the tanks SeaWorld uses to hold killer whales in San Diego — but it banned breeding of the captive orcas that would live in them.

Read more from KGTV/San Diego.

UPDATE (2:21 pm ET): There is a good chance that the authority of the commission may be called into question. Read more from The LA Times.

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