State Regulators Propose New Oil and Gas Regulationshttp://www.consrv.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2018-08%20State%20Proposes%20New%20Oil%20and%20Gas%20Regulations.pdf, State Regulators Propose New Oil and Gas RegulationsDOC today announced proposed regulations to increase environmental safeguards in two areas of oil and gas production: underground injection control and idle wells.2018-07-27T07:00:00ZState Regulators Propose New Oil and Gas Regulations
State Oil and Gas Regulators Form Office of Enforcementhttp://www.consrv.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2018-07%20new%20DOGGR%20enforcement%20unit%20%20announced.pdf, State Oil and Gas Regulators Form Office of EnforcementDOC launches an Office of Enforcement within its Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) to enhance compliance with public safety and environmental regulations and the administration of enforcement actions.2018-07-16T07:00:00ZState Oil and Gas Regulators Form Office of Enforcement
State Finalizes Underground Gas Storage Regulationshttp://www.consrv.ca.gov/index/Documents/2018-06%20Underground%20Gas%20Storage%20Regulations%20Approved.pdf, State Finalizes Underground Gas Storage RegulationsOn October 1, rigorous new regulations aimed at protecting health and safety go into effect, concluding an effort that began during the Aliso Canyon leak of 2015-16.2018-06-29T07:00:00ZState Finalizes Underground Gas Storage Regulations
New Regulations for Oil & Gas Production Pipelineshttp://www.consrv.ca.gov/index/Documents/2018-05%20AB%201420%20pipeline%20regulations%20approved.pdf, Assembly Bill 1420 Pipeline Regulations ApprovedNew regulations for certain pipelines associated with California oil and gas production have been approved, giving regulators additional tools to protect public health, safety, and the environment.2018-06-18T07:00:00ZNew Regulations for Oil & Gas Production Pipelines
Cameron Campbell to Head DOGGR Bakersfield Officehttp://www.consrv.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2018-04%20Campbell%20named%20DOGGR%20District%20Deputy.pdf, Cameron Campbell to Head DOGGR's Bakersfield OfficeCameron Campbell has been named District Deputy for the Bakersfield-based Inland District of the Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR), effective May 31.2018-05-25T07:00:00ZCameron Campbell to Head DOGGR Bakersfield Office
SALC Funding Available for Ag Land Conservationhttp://www.consrv.ca.gov/index/Documents/2018-03%20SALC%20invites%20applications%20for%20project%20funding.pdf, SALC invites applications for 2018 project fundingDOC and the Strategic Growth Council announced that funding is available for projects that protect agricultural land and reduce greenhouse gases for the fourth consecutive year. 2018-05-01T07:00:00ZSALC Funding Available for Ag Land Conservation
State Oil Regulators Fine Southern California Company $12.5 Million for False Reporting, Safety Violationshttp://www.consrv.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2018-02%20DOGGR%20fines%20Greka.pdf, State Oil Regulators Fine Southern California Company $12.5 Million for False Reporting, Safety ViolationsDOGGR issued fine for major safety violations related to operation of the Richfield oil field in Orange County.2018-04-11T07:00:00ZState Oil Regulators Fine Southern California Company $12.5 Million for False Reporting, Safety Violations
New Web Interface Will Help Public Find Seismic Hazard Zoneshttp://www.consrv.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2018-01%20New%20Web%20Interface%20Will%20Help%20Public%20Find%20Seismic%20Hazard%20Zones.pdf, New Web Interface Will Help Public Find Seismic Hazard ZonesCalifornia Geological Survey unveils EQ Zapp - an online map that allows anyone with a computer, tablet or smartphone to check whether a property is in an earthquake hazard zone.2018-03-21T07:00:00ZNew Web Interface Will Help Public Find Seismic Hazard Zones
More Ag Land Conserved for Climate Benefitshttp://conservation.ca.gov/index/Documents/2017-12-SALC-ag-easements.pdf, SALC Program awards Ag Easements The Strategic Growth Council announced today nearly $34 million in grant funding to create agricultural easements and minimize greenhouse gas emissions in 19 counties.2017-12-05T08:00:00ZMore Ag Land Conserved for Climate Benefits
State Remediating Oil Wells in Fresno Areahttp://conservation.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2017-11%20State%20Remediating%20Deserted%20Oil%20Wells%20in%20Fresno%20County%20field.pdf, DOC Plugging Deserted Oil Wells in Fresno CountyState regulators have begun the process of permanently sealing six deserted wells in the Raisin City oil field southeast of Fresno to protect the public and environment. 2017-08-16T07:00:00ZState Remediating Oil Wells in Fresno Area
New Earthquake Studyhttps://usgs.gov/news/harvesting-earthquake-fault-slip-f-rom-laser-images-napas-vineyards, Studies of 2014 Napa Earthquake Produce New InformationThe California Geological Survey contributed to a new study of the 2014 South Napa earthquake that suggests that earthquake-related deformation just below the Earth's surface can be quite different from how it is expressed at the surface.2017-07-31T07:00:00ZNew Earthquake Study
State Inspections Confirm Safety of Aliso Canyon Natural Gas Storage Facilityhttp://conservation.ca.gov/dog/Pages/AlisoCanyon.aspx, http://conservation.ca.gov/dog/Pages/AlisoCanyon.aspxhttp://conservation.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/SP%202017-10%20State%20Inspections%20Confirm%20Safety%20of%20Aliso%20Canyon_SP_Final.pdf, en EspanolFollowing months of rigorous inspection and analysis of wells at the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility state engineering and safety enforcement experts have concluded the facility is safe to operate and can reopen at a greatly reduced capacity.2017-07-19T07:00:00ZState Inspections Confirm Safety of Aliso Canyon Natural Gas Storage Facility
Resource Conservation Districts Receive Grantshttp://conservation.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2017-09StateBoostsCarbonSoilWaterConservationEfforts.pdf, Grants Issued to Fund Local Projectshttp://conservation.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/SP_2017-09%20State%20Boosts%20Carbon%20Soil%20Water%20Conservation%20Efforts_Final.pdf, http://conservation.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/SP_2017-09%20State%20Boosts%20Carbon%20Soil%20Water%20Conservation%20Efforts_Final.pdfDOC will provide Resource Conservation Districts with funds to help California achieve greenhouse gas reduction goals. Map included.2017-06-16T07:00:00ZResource Conservation Districts Receive Grants
Proposed Gas Storage Regulationshttp://conservation.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2017-08%20Proposed%20%20Natural%20Gas%20Storage%20Regulations%20Released.pdf, http://conservation.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2017-08%20Proposed%20%20Natural%20Gas%20Storage%20Regulations%20Released.pdfhttp://conservation.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/SP_2017-08%20Proposed%20Natural%20Gas%20Storage%20Regulations%20Released_Final.pdf, http://conservation.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/SP_2017-08%20Proposed%20Natural%20Gas%20Storage%20Regulations%20Released_Final.pdfDOC has released for public review proposed regulations to further enhance the safe operation of natural gas storage facilities.2017-05-19T07:00:00ZProposed Gas Storage Regulations
SALC Ag Conservation Easement Funding Availablehttp://sgc.ca.gov/resource%20files/20170425-SALCPressRelease2017AppRelease.pdf, http://sgc.ca.gov/resource%20files/20170425-SALCPressRelease2017AppRelease.pdfIn its third year, the cap-and-trade funded SALC Program commits millions to shielding agricultural land from development.2017-04-25T07:00:00ZSALC Ag Conservation Easement Funding Available
Aquifer Exemptions Approvedhttp://conservation.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2017-02%20U%20S%20%20EPA%20approves%20three%20Kern%20County%20aquifer%20exemptions.pdf, http://conservation.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2017-02%20U%20S%20%20EPA%20approves%20three%20Kern%20County%20aquifer%20exemptions.pdfThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved aquifer exemption applications for three Kern County oil fields.2017-02-10T08:00:00ZAquifer Exemptions Approved
Aliso Canyon Safety Reviewhttp://conservation.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2017-01%20PUBLIC%20INVITED%20TO%20COMMENT%20ON%20SAFETY%20FINDINGS%20AND%20PROPOSED%20RESTRICTIONS%20AT%20ALISO%20CANYON.pdf, http://conservation.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2017-01%20PUBLIC%20INVITED%20TO%20COMMENT%20ON%20SAFETY%20FINDINGS%20AND%20PROPOSED%20RESTRICTIONS%20AT%20ALISO%20CANYON.pdfState regulators have completed a safety review of the Aliso Canyon storage facility.2017-01-17T08:00:00ZAliso Canyon Safety Review
New L.A. Earthquake Fault Zone Mapshttp://conservation.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2016-21%20CGS%20issues%203%20preliminary%20Earthquake%20Fault%20Zone%20maps.pdf, http://conservation.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2016-21%20CGS%20issues%203%20preliminary%20Earthquake%20Fault%20Zone%20maps.pdfThe California Geological Survey (CGS) has released three preliminary Earthquake Fault Zone maps that could impact future development in the greater Los Angeles area.2016-12-16T08:00:00ZNew L.A. Earthquake Fault Zone Maps
Kathryn Lyddan to head Division of Land Resource Protectionhttp://conservation.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2016-19%20Kathryn%20Lyddan%20named%20to%20head%20DLRP.pdf, http://conservation.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2016-19%20Kathryn%20Lyddan%20named%20to%20head%20DLRP.pdfKathryn Lyddan, who has vast experience in land-use issues, joins the DOC as an assistant director.2016-12-08T08:00:00ZKathryn Lyddan to head Division of Land Resource Protection
Onsted Named Chief Science Advisor http://conservation.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2016-18%20draft%20Dr.%20Jeffrey%20Onsted%20hired%20as%20DOC%20science%20adviser.pdf, Onsted Named Chief Science Advisor for DOCDr. Jeffrey Onsted, an expert in land-use issues and the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), has been named Chief Science Advisor for the California Department of Conservation.2016-11-21T08:00:00ZOnsted Named Chief Science Advisor
Urban Well Abatement Completedhttp://conservation.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2016-17%20Firmin%20Street%20project%20completed.pdf, http://www.conservation.ca.gov/dog/FirminStreetProject/Pages/Firmin-Street-Project.aspxDOC completes project to plug downtown L.A. wells seeping gas.2016-10-20T07:00:00ZUrban Well Abatement Completed
Emergency Order Issuedhttp://conservation.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.pdfDOC issued an emergency order to the operators of the Rincon Island oil production facility.2016-08-18T07:00:00ZEmergency Order Issued
Ag Land Set Aside for Climate Benefitshttp://conservation.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2016-16%20SALC%20program%20awards%20$37.4%20million%20for%20ag%20easements%20planning-for%20FINAL.pdf, http://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2016-16%20SALC%20program%20awards%20$37.4%20million%20for%20ag%20easements%20planning-for%20FINAL.pdfFarms and ranches are shielded from development with Greenhouse Gas Reduction Funds.2016-08-18T07:00:00ZAg Land Set Aside for Climate Benefits
Charlene Wardlow Named District Deputyhttp://conservation.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.2016-08-18T07:00:00ZCharlene Wardlow Named District Deputy

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