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About the Ridgecrest EarthquakesAbout the Ridgecrest EarthquakesCalifornia Geological Survey (CGS) scientist Jeremy Lancaster discusses the big earthquakes in the Ridgecrest area. A team of CGS scientists is surveying the area after last week’s magnitude 6.4 and 7.1 quakes. Be prepared: Aftershocks are waning but still possible.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_f_POxcwnnc&feature=youtu.be, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_f_POxcwnnc&feature=youtu.behttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1172019-07-08T22:00:00Z
Aliso Canyon Root Cause Analysis ReleasedAliso Canyon Root Cause Analysis ReleasedThe California Public Utilities Commission and DOC have announced that Blade Energy Partners has completed its independent root cause analysis of the Aliso Canyon Natural Gas Storage Facility leak. https://www.cpuc.ca.gov/aliso/, https://www.cpuc.ca.gov/aliso/https://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1142019-05-17T18:35:00Z
Cal State Fullerton Names CGS Scientist '2019 Geology Alumna of the Year'Cal State Fullerton Names CGS Scientist '2019 Geology Alumna of the Year'Janis Hernandez of the California Geological Survey (CGS) was recently awarded 2019 Alumna of the Year by the California State University, Fullerton Geology Department.https://calconservation.blog/2019/05/16/cal-state-fullerton-names-cgs-scientist-2019-geology-alumna-of-the-year/, https://calconservation.blog/2019/05/16/cal-state-fullerton-names-cgs-scientist-2019-geology-alumna-of-the-year/https://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1162019-05-16T15:00:00Z
California’s Non-Fuel Mineral Production in 2017California’s Non-Fuel Mineral Production in 2017California ranked fifth – after Nevada, Arizona, Texas, and Alaska – in the value of non-fuel mineral production in 2017, according to a new report. The market value of these minerals - lead by construction sand and gravel - was about $3.6 billion. https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/minerals/mineral-production, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/minerals/mineral-productionhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1132019-05-09T16:00:00Z
Nearly $2 Million in Grants Issued to Protect and Restore State ForestsNearly $2 Million in Grants Issued to Protect and Restore State ForestsEight organizations have received $1.85 million in grants to hire watershed coordinators who will build local capacity to improve forest health.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/State-Issues-Nearly-$2-Million-in-Grants--to-Build-Local-Capacity-to-Protect-and-Restore-State-Forests.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/State-Issues-Nearly-$2-Million-in-Grants--to-Build-Local-Capacity-to-Protect-and-Restore-State-Forests.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1102019-03-21T21:00:00Z
New Regulations for Idle Oil and Gas Wells to Safeguard Public, EnvironmentNew Regulations for Idle Oil and Gas Wells to Safeguard Public, EnvironmentDOC announces final approval of new regulations that will protect the environment and ensure that the oil and gas industry is financially responsible for testing, remediating, and, if necessary, permanently sealing idle oil and gas wells. The new regulations will become effective April 1. https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/State-Issues-New-Regulations-for-Idle-Oil-and-Gas-Wells-to-Safeguard-Public-and-Environment.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/State-Issues-New-Regulations-for-Idle-Oil-and-Gas-Wells-to-Safeguard-Public-and-Environment.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1092019-03-21T18:00:00Z

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