Sign In

​​​​​​​Welcome to the California Department of Conservation

With a team of scientists and other dedicated professionals, the Department of Conservation administers a variety of programs vital to California's public safety, environment and economy. The services DOC provides are designed to balance today's needs with tomorrow's obligations by fostering the wise use and conservation of energy, land and mineral resources.

​​

 

 

Renewal Plan to Overhaul Regulations, Modernize Data Management and moreftp://ftp.consrv.ca.gov/pub/oil/Publications/Renewal%20Plan%2010-08-2015.pdf, ftp://ftp.consrv.ca.gov/pub/oil/Publications/Renewal%20Plan%2010-08-2015.pdfThe Department of Conservation is underway with its Renewal Plan to strengthen and improve the state’s oversight of oil and gas production in California.​​Renewal Plan to Overhaul Regulations, Modernize Data Management and more
Program Preserves Farmland from Developmenthttp://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2016-16 SALC program awards $37.4 million for ag easements planning-for FINAL.pdf, http://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2016-16 SALC program awards $37.4 million for ag easements planning-for FINAL.pdfDOC and partners have permanently preserved 20 California farms and ranches.Program Preserves Farmland from Development
Urban Well Abatement Underwayhttp://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/dog/FirminStreetProject/Pages/Firmin-Street-Project.aspx, http://www.conservation.ca.gov/dog/FirminStreetProject/Pages/Firmin-Street-Project.aspxDOC, in cooperation with the City of Los Angeles, is sealing two oil wells near homes.Urban Well Abatement Underway
Aliso Canyon Testinghttp://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/dog/Pages/AlisoCanyon.aspx, http://www.conservation.ca.gov/dog/Pages/AlisoCanyon.aspxDOC has ordered that all 114 injection wells at this facility be thoroughly tested.Aliso Canyon Testing

 

 

Aquifer Exemptions Being Weighedhttp://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/dog/Pages/Aquifer_Exemptions.aspx, http://www.conservation.ca.gov/dog/Pages/Aquifer_Exemptions.aspxDivision of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources and Water Resources Control Board accepting comments on exemption proposals.Aquifer Exemptions Being Weighed
Natural Gas Storage Regulations - Public Comments Under Reviewhttp://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/dog/Pages/UndergroundGasStorage.aspx, http://www.conservation.ca.gov/dog/Pages/UndergroundGasStorage.aspxDivision of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources released draft regulations (a discussion draft) to receive public input.Natural Gas Storage Regulations - Public Comments Under Review
Mining Fee Proposalhttp://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/smgb/Documents/SMARA Reform/27z-2016.pdf, http://www.conservation.ca.gov/smgb/Documents/SMARA Reform/27z-2016.pdfPublic comments are under review for a proposal to change Surface Mining Annual Reporting Fees Calculation. Mining Fee Proposal

 

 

Emergency Order Issuedhttp://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2016-15 State issues emergency order to Rincon Island oil field operators.pdf, http://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2016-15 State issues emergency order to Rincon Island oil field operators.pdfOn August 9, DOC issued an emergency order to the operators of the Rincon Island oil production facility.Emergency Order Issued
Two Napa County Ranches Set Aside for Agriculturehttp://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2016-12 Napa ag easements - first under SALC.pdf, http://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2016-12 Napa ag easements - first under SALC.pdfThese properties are the first permanently shielded from development by the new Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program.Two Napa County Ranches Set Aside for Agriculture
Charlene Wardlow Named District Deputyhttp://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Documents/2016-10 Charlene Wardlow named new Geothermal Officer.pdf, http://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Documents/2016-10 Charlene Wardlow named new Geothermal Officer.pdfGeothermal industry veteran heads Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources' Northern District office.Charlene Wardlow Named District Deputy
The Termo Company Oil Operator Fined $75,000http://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Documents/DOGGR_18_SHP_4141@Conservation.ca.gov_20160318_131659.pdf, http://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Documents/DOGGR_18_SHP_4141@Conservation.ca.gov_20160318_131659.pdfDivision of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources issued the fine after illegal venting of natural gas in Aliso Canyon field.The Termo Company Oil Operator Fined $75,000

 

 

This Week's CA Earthquakeshttp://scedc.caltech.edu/recent/, Recent Earthquakes in California and NevadaThis site shows the location and size of earthquakes in the last week.This Week's CA Earthquakes
Preparing for an Earthquakehttp://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Earthquakes/Pages/qh_earthquakes_what.aspx, Preparing for an EarthquakeDo you know what to do before, during, and after an earthquake?Preparing for an Earthquake
All About Earthquakeshttp://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Earthquakes/Pages/qh_earthquakes.aspx, All About EarthquakesDo you know what causes an earthquake and why California has so many of them?All About Earthquakes