Compliance & Risk Management

​The DOC regulates specific aspects of oil, gas, and geothermal energy production; surface mining operations and associated land reclamation; and establishes regulatory zones related to certain seismic hazards that can impact local land use.

Compliance & Risk Management

 

 

CGS Issues New Tsunami Hazard Maps for San Francisco, Contra Costa, Santa ClaraCGS Issues New Tsunami Hazard Maps for San Francisco, Contra Costa, Santa ClaraToday CGS issued new interactive Tsunami Hazard Area maps for counties of San Francisco, Santa Clara, and Contra Costa,​​ useful for evacuation planning in an extraordinary event. These maps allow users to type in an address to determine whether the property is within a tsunami hazard area. https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CGS-Issues-New-Tsunami-Hazard-Maps-for-San-Francisco-Contra-Costa-Santa-Clara-Counties.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CGS-Issues-New-Tsunami-Hazard-Maps-for-San-Francisco-Contra-Costa-Santa-Clara-Counties.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1672021-07-08T15:00:00Z
CGS Releases New Tsunami Hazard Maps for Los Angeles CountyCGS Releases New Tsunami Hazard Maps for Los Angeles CountyAs California begins Tsunami Preparedness Week, the California Geological Survey (CGS) has released a new interactive Tsunami Hazard Area map for Los Angeles County.The map allows users to type in an address to determine whether the property is within a zone. https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/Tsunami-Prep-Week-CGS-Issues-New-Tsunami-Maps-LA.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/Tsunami-Prep-Week-CGS-Issues-New-Tsunami-Maps-LA.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1592021-03-22T17:00:00Z
After Wildfire, Geologists Prepare for the Next Hazard: Debris FlowsAfter Wildfire, Geologists Prepare for the Next Hazard: Debris FlowsAs firefighters bring some of this year's most devastating wildfires to heel, California Geological Survey (CGS) geologists and CAL FIRE teams scout the blackened ground for signs of a secondary hazard - potential debris flows. https://calconservation.blog/2021/09/30/after-wildfire-geologists-prepare-hazard-debris-flows/, https://calconservation.blog/2021/09/30/after-wildfire-geologists-prepare-hazard-debris-flows/https://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1772021-09-30T17:15:00Z
30 Years After Loma Prieta, CGS Continues Quake Safety Work30 Years After Loma Prieta, CGS Continues Quake Safety WorkAs the 30th anniversary of the devastating Loma Prieta Earthquake approaches, it’s time to take stock of California’s preparedness. This week's Notes From the Field blog post explains how our California Geological Survey (CGS) has a large role to play in that area.https://calconservation.blog/2019/10/14/30-years-after-loma-prieta-cgs-continues-to-ensure-safety-of-california/, https://calconservation.blog/2019/10/14/30-years-after-loma-prieta-cgs-continues-to-ensure-safety-of-california/https://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1222019-10-14T21:00:00Z
California Announces New Oil and Gas InitiativesCalifornia Announces New Oil and Gas InitiativesCalifornia establishes an immediate moratorium on cyclic steaming—a high-pressure extraction practice—launches a new effort to strengthen health and safety protections near oil and gas facilities, and initiates third-party review of hydraulic fracturing permitting.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/California-Establishes-Moratorium-on-High-Pressure-Extraction.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/California-Establishes-Moratorium-on-High-Pressure-Extraction.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1252019-11-19T18:00:00Z
CalGEM Replaces DOGGR, Bringing New Focus with New NameCalGEM Replaces DOGGR, Bringing New Focus with New NameEffective January 1, 2020, California’s regulatory entity for oil, gas, and geothermal production has an updated focus and a new name: the California Geologic Energy Management Division (CalGEM).https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/California-Oil-Gas-Regulator-Has-New-Name-Focus.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/California-Oil-Gas-Regulator-Has-New-Name-Focus.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1272020-01-02T18:00:00Z