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Aquifer Exemption Information

By February 15, 2017 injection into any aquifer that has not received an exemption from the US EPA or is not on a list of 29 pending before the US EPA must cease. This affects more than 450 injection wells.

Status of the Division’s joint plan with the State Water Resources Control Board and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to ensure that fluids injected in connection with oil and gas production are not impacting water with current or potential future beneficial uses in California.