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Public Comment Workshop on Well Screening Methodology plan: Register nowPublic Comment Workshop on Well Screening Methodology plan: Register nowCalGEM is holding a public comment workshop on the screening metholodogy developed to screen, rank, and prioritize California's more than 5,300 orphan, deserted, and potentially deserted wells to be permanently plugged and sealed. https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_7dNMbhFzT0uRyOpDtPNjJA, https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_7dNMbhFzT0uRyOpDtPNjJAhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=332022-09-21T18:00:00Z
Learn More About the Methane Task ForceLearn More About the Methane Task ForceThe Methane Task Force is a joint effort led by CalGEM and California Air Resources Board and seeks to identify and respond to methane leaks from oil infrastructure near communities, as well as address the outsized impact methane has on climate change. Learn more here.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/Methane-Task-Force.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/Methane-Task-Force.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=2082022-09-19T15:00:00Z
CalGEM Orphan Well Screening Methodology Available for Public CommentCalGEM Orphan Well Screening Methodology Available for Public CommentCalGEM is developing a methodology to screen, rank, and prioritize California's 5,300+ orphan, deserted, and potentially deserted wells to be permanently plugged & sealed. Public comment on the draft screening methodology is open through October 7.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/Orphan-Well-Screening-Methodology.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/Orphan-Well-Screening-Methodology.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=2092022-09-16T16:00:00Z
Student Assistant: Subsurface Quaternary GeologyStudent Assistant: Subsurface Quaternary GeologyWe are looking for a part-time Undergraduate Student Assistant to help map subsurface Quaternary geology in the Central Valley. $15 to $17.50 per hour. Apply by September 18, 2022. Open to applicants living in the Sacramento, Eureka, and Los Angeles areas.https://secure6.saashr.com/ta/6158859.careers?ShowJob=436663722, Take me therehttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1222022-08-22T19:00:00Z
Update on Wells, Inspections, and RepairsUpdate on Wells, Inspections, and RepairsRead the latest statement on well activity in Kern and Los Angeles counties.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/State-Oil-and-Gas-Supervisor-Issues-Statement-on-Two-Bakersfield-Long-Term-Idle-Wells.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/State-Oil-and-Gas-Supervisor-Issues-Statement-on-Two-Bakersfield-Long-Term-Idle-Wells.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=2022022-08-20T00:00:00Z
CalGEM Online Data: August & September Virtual WorkshopsCalGEM Online Data: August & September Virtual WorkshopsCalGEM continues its series of online data workshops with sessions available August 30, 31, and September 1. The workshops introduce CalGEM's online tools for accessing state oil and gas data: WellSTAR, WellSTAR Data Dashboard, and Well Finder.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Online-Data-Virtual-Workshop-Summer.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Online-Data-Virtual-Workshop-Summer.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=2072022-08-17T21:00:00Z
Take the Precision Electronics Specialist examination todayTake the Precision Electronics Specialist examination todayThe PRECISION ELECTRONICS SPECIALIST examination is open indefinitely at https://bit.ly/3x0dhfG. Precision Electronics Specialists install, maintain, and repair components of California's earthquake detection network. Take the exam now so you'll be eligible when a PES position opens.https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Exams/Bulletin.aspx?examCD=0PBGX, Link to exam posting at CalCareershttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=832022-08-10T23:00:00Z
New Publications AvailableNew Publications AvailableIn case you missed it: we recently published a statewide radon report, four new geologic maps, and a bunch of new geospatial data for the California Geologic Atlas map series. It's all on our Publications Announcements page. Check it out!https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/publications/releases, Publications Announcementshttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1162022-08-08T22:00:00Z
Final Grant Guidelines Released for Regional Forest & Fire Capacity ProgramFinal Grant Guidelines Released for Regional Forest & Fire Capacity ProgramThese grants support regional leadership to build local capacity and fund projects that create fire-adapted communities and landscapes by improving ecosystem health, community wildfire preparedness, and fire resilience.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/Pages/Regional-Forest-and-Fire-Capacity-Program.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/Pages/Regional-Forest-and-Fire-Capacity-Program.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=2062022-07-22T19:00:00Z
2019 California Non-Fuel Mineral Production report is now available2019 California Non-Fuel Mineral Production report is now availableCalifornia remains one of the largest producers of non-fuel minerals in the United States. This report summarizes the state’s mineral resource production exclusive of oil, gas, coal, and geothermal energy. It discusses the commodities produced as well as trends in commodity production.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/minerals/mineral-production, Take me therehttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1102022-07-22T00:00:00Z
CalGEM Releases Request for Information on Acid Treatment Data ReportingCalGEM Releases Request for Information on Acid Treatment Data ReportingCalGEM releases a Request for Information (RFI) seeking stakeholder input on opportunities to strengthen regulations related to acid treatment data reporting. Read more here.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/Acid-Treatment-Data.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/Acid-Treatment-Data.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=322022-07-19T14:00:00Z
Demonstrating Climate & Housing Sustainability in Yolo CountyDemonstrating Climate & Housing Sustainability in Yolo CountyConservation partnered with California Strategic Growth Council on a field tour of projects that demonstrate how environmental- and people-centered land use bring California closer to its climate goals. Explore the trip recap and see project photos in a new blog post.https://calconservation.blog/2022/07/01/demonstrating-climate-housing-sustainability-in-yolo-county/, https://calconservation.blog/2022/07/01/demonstrating-climate-housing-sustainability-in-yolo-county/https://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=2052022-07-01T21:00:00Z
30th Anniversary of the Landers-Big Bear Earthquakes30th Anniversary of the Landers-Big Bear EarthquakesWe commemorate the 30th anniversary of the June 28, 1992 Landers-Big Bear earthquakes with a special web page. The events contributed significantly to our understanding of earthquakes including the recognition that multiple faults can rupture together during a single earthquake.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/earthquakes/landers-bigbear?utm_source=cgs+home&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=earthquake+anniversary, Take me therehttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1092022-06-28T19:00:00Z
Engineering Geologist exams are onlineEngineering Geologist exams are onlineThe Engineering Geologist (EG), Senior EG, and Supervising EG exams are open at CalCareers.ca.gov. Be sure to take the EG exam(s) with the most recent publish date (1/21/2020), as some older exams are obsolete but still active. Click/tap this news item to visit the exams at CalCareers.https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHRPublic/Search/ExamSearchResults.aspx#kw=%22Engineering%20Geologist%22&depid=1, Link to exam search on CalCareers websitehttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=572022-06-01T15:00:00Z
Millions in Grants Awarded to Support Regional Responses Water ChallengesMillions in Grants Awarded to Support Regional Responses Water ChallengesToday we announce the award of more than $40 million to regional organizations working to reduce groundwater reliance and create local environmental and economic opportunities through land-use changes. These are the first recipients of the funding from the Multibenefit Land Repurposing Program.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/Millions-State-Grants-Awarded-Support-Regional-Responses-Challenging-Water-Supplies.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/Millions-State-Grants-Awarded-Support-Regional-Responses-Challenging-Water-Supplies.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=2042022-05-25T17:00:00Z
3D Geo: It's about Groundwater, Carbon, and More3D Geo: It's about Groundwater, Carbon, and MoreThe CGS has launched a 3D Geological Modeling project to support California's efforts in sustainable groundwater management, carbon sequestration, seismic hazard mitigation, and mineral resource evaluations. Visit our new Geological Modeling web pages to learn about the exciting potential of 3D Geo!https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/3dgeo, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/3dgeohttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1032022-05-19T00:00:00Z
Round 8 Funding Open for Land Conservation Program Round 8 Funding Open for Land Conservation Program Sustainable Agricultural Land Conservation Program (SALC) opened its eighth funding round with the adoption of guidelines by the Strategic Growth Council. We invite applications fo projects that protect ag land and reduce greehouse gases. Get the Final Guideliens and Solicitation Package here. https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/SALCP/Pages/Program-Guidelines.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/SALCP/Pages/Program-Guidelines.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=2002022-05-03T16:00:00Z
State Abandonments Contractor Town HallState Abandonments Contractor Town HallCalGEM is hosting a virtual presentation for potential contractors interested in bidding on upcoming plug and abandonment projects to plug and abandon orphan wells. The presentation will focus specifically on wage requirements relating to public works contracts. Registration is open. https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_EkjGrW8LR_6NYt7TqRVq-w, https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_EkjGrW8LR_6NYt7TqRVq-whttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=312022-05-02T15:20:00Z
Remembering the 1992 Cape Mendocino Earthquake and TsunamiRemembering the 1992 Cape Mendocino Earthquake and TsunamiOn April 25, 1992, a large earthquake rocked the Cape Mendocino area of Humboldt County in California, producing a small but important tsunami that arrived at the coast within 20 minutes. [Read More]https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/earthquakes/cape-mendocino, To the Batmobile!https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1042022-04-25T15:00:00Z
From Watershed Health Seeds to Landscape-Scale ReturnsFrom Watershed Health Seeds to Landscape-Scale ReturnsEarlier this week, U.S. Forest Service announced awards for 10 landscape scale projects in the American west – two in California, and both supported by our Division of Land Resource Protection forest health and watershed coordinator grants.https://calconservation.blog/2022/04/21/watershed-health-seeds-landscape-scale-returns/, https://calconservation.blog/2022/04/21/watershed-health-seeds-landscape-scale-returns/https://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1992022-04-21T19:00:00Z
VIDEO: The Benefits of Land RepurposingVIDEO: The Benefits of Land RepurposingWat​ch Department of Conservation Director David Shabazian explain a brief history of land repurposing in California, and how the new Mutibenefit Land Repurposing Program can support climate-resilient communities.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/Benefits-of-Land-Repurposing.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/Benefits-of-Land-Repurposing.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1982022-04-08T17:30:00Z
Proposed Regulations regarding Cost Estimates for Oil and Gas OperatorsProposed Regulations regarding Cost Estimates for Oil and Gas OperatorsCalGEM is soliciting public comment on pre-rulemaking draft regulations that would establish criteria and requirements for oil and gas operators to estimate and report their total liability to plug and abandon all of their wells and to decommission all attendant production facilities.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/rulemaking.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/rulemaking.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=302022-04-07T16:55:00Z
Lompoc Aquifer Exemption ProposalLompoc Aquifer Exemption ProposalCalGEM released for public comment the Lompoc Aquifer Exemption proposal, public notice of a public hearing, and other supporting documents. Read more and register for the April 12 online hearing here.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/Aquifer-Exemptions-Status.aspx#Lompoc, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/Aquifer-Exemptions-Status.aspx#Lompochttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1972022-04-05T19:00:00Z
CalGEM Virtual Briefings on State Abandonments and Orphan WellsCalGEM Virtual Briefings on State Abandonments and Orphan WellsCalGEM will hold a series of informal meetings on state abandonments and orphan wells in March and April. The meetings will introduce CalGEM’s efforts to increase state abandonments of orphan and deserted wells.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Virtual-Briefings-State-Abandonments-Orphan-Wells.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Virtual-Briefings-State-Abandonments-Orphan-Wells.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1962022-03-22T14:00:00Z
CalGEM Releases Holser Aquifer Exemption ProposalCalGEM Releases Holser Aquifer Exemption ProposalCalGEM released for public comment the Holser Aquifer Exemption proposal, public notice of a public hearing, and other supporting documents. Get full details here.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/Aquifer-Exemptions-Status.aspx#Holser, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/Aquifer-Exemptions-Status.aspx#Holserhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1952022-03-17T15:00:00Z
Draft Geothermal Regulations Released for Public CommentDraft Geothermal Regulations Released for Public CommentCalGEM released an updated Discussion Draft proposing updates to the statewide regulations for geothermal wells for public input. Due to a workshop schedule conflict, comment period has been extended to April 8. Public comments can be submitted to geothermalregulations@conservation.ca.gov.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/rulemaking.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/rulemaking.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1932022-03-14T17:00:00Z
Forest Biomass to Carbon-Negative Biofuels Pilot ProgramForest Biomass to Carbon-Negative Biofuels Pilot ProgramThe DOC is piloting a biofuels program to address issues of forest health and wildfire risk, and to provide a model for rural economic opportunity. BONUS: Geologic sequestration of CO2 coming from biofuels development could be a pathway for California to achieve carbon negativity. [Read More]https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/fbp, Take me therehttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1052022-03-11T16:00:00Z
Final Land Repurposing Program Guidelines ReleasedFinal Land Repurposing Program Guidelines ReleasedDOC is pleased to announce the release of the 2022 Multibenefit Land Repurposing Program (MLRP) Program Guidelines and Solicitation Notice. Application deadline for the program is April 1, 2022.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/Pages/Multibenefit-Land-Repurposing-Program.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/Pages/Multibenefit-Land-Repurposing-Program.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1942022-02-24T20:00:00Z
CalGEM Online Data Virtual Public Workshops Feb. 8, 9, & 10CalGEM Online Data Virtual Public Workshops Feb. 8, 9, & 10The latest series of online data virtual workshops start tomorrow. These workshops introduce attendees to WellSTAR, WellSTAR Data Dashboard, Well Finder - online tools for accessing state oil and gas data, including compliance & violation records, and incident reports.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Online-Data-Workshops-February.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Online-Data-Workshops-February.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1892022-02-07T17:00:00Z
Tonga Tsunami: Summary of Effects in CaliforniaTonga Tsunami: Summary of Effects in CaliforniaAlthough tsunami waves produced by a volcanic eruption across the Pacific Ocean in mid-January were small, they nonetheless did millions of dollars in damage to property and infrastructure in California. https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/tsunami/tonga, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/cgs/tsunami/tongahttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1922022-02-02T19:00:00Z
TSUNAMI SURVEY: Share your experience with usTSUNAMI SURVEY: Share your experience with usThe California Tsunami Program (CGS, Cal OES, and others) wants to hear how the January 15 tsunami affected you, California. Your input will help us better understand the event and improve our preparedness and response strategies. Please take the survey today at https://arcg.is/1Duvmy0https://arcg.is/1Duvmy0, Tsunami Surveyhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=972022-01-20T16:50:00Z
Public Comment Workshops for Multibenefit Land Repurposing ProgramPublic Comment Workshops for Multibenefit Land Repurposing ProgramJoin us Jan. 18 and Jan. 20 for two public comment workshops about the proposed Multibenefit Land Repurposing Program before program guidelines are finalized.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/Pages/Multibenefit-Land-Repurposing-Program.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/Pages/Multibenefit-Land-Repurposing-Program.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1912022-01-18T17:00:00Z
CalGEM Conducts Aerial Monitoring for Methane EmissionsCalGEM Conducts Aerial Monitoring for Methane EmissionsUnder its renewed mandate to protect public health and the environment, California Geologic Energy Management Division (CalGEM) is now using ​​drone flights to monitor fugitive methane emissions from oil and gas facilities.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Aerial-Surveillance-Monitor-Methane-Emissions.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Aerial-Surveillance-Monitor-Methane-Emissions.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1902022-01-13T19:00:00Z
DOC Headquarters is now at the new Natural Resource Agency buildingDOC Headquarters is now at the new Natural Resource Agency buildingDepartment of Conservation has moved its headquarters into the new Natural Resources Agency building in downtown Sacramento. The department's main mailing address is 715 P Street, Sacramento, CA 95814. Find addresses for divisions and certain programs on our "Contact Us" page.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/about-us/contact-us, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/about-us/contact-ushttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1822021-12-23T21:00:00Z
CalGEM Improves Public Access to Online Oil & Gas Hub WellSTARCalGEM Improves Public Access to Online Oil & Gas Hub WellSTARAs part of an ongoing effort to improve public access to information about California oil and natural gas operations, state regulators today released another expansion to its public-facing Well Statewide Tracking and Reporting (WellSTAR) database.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Improves-Public-Access-to-Online-Oil-Gas-Data-Hub-WellSTAR.aspx, conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Improves-Public-Access-to-Online-Oil-Gas-Data-Hub-WellSTAR.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1882021-12-17T18:45:00Z
CalGEM to Hold Second Public Workshop on the Draft Public Health Regulations CalGEM to Hold Second Public Workshop on the Draft Public Health Regulations California Geologic Energy Management Division (CalGEM) invites the public to attend a virtual public workshop on the draft public health regulations. The second of two scheduled workshops is December 9.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Two-Public-Workshops-Draft-Public-Health-Regulations.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Two-Public-Workshops-Draft-Public-Health-Regulations.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1832021-12-07T21:00:00Z
Stakeholder Input Workshop on Land RepurposingStakeholder Input Workshop on Land RepurposingWe want your feedback! Join us Thursday, Dec. 2 for the final stakeholder workshop seeking input on our Multibenefit Land Repurposing Program.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/Pages/Multibenefit-Land-Repurposing-Program.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/Pages/Multibenefit-Land-Repurposing-Program.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1862021-12-02T00:00:00Z
CalGEM to Oversee Plugging and Abandonment of 56 Oil and Gas Wells in LA CountyCalGEM to Oversee Plugging and Abandonment of 56 Oil and Gas Wells in LA CountyIn northern Los Angeles County, near the city of Santa Clarita, 56 wells and attendant facilities at the Placerita Oil Field are set to be properly plugged and abandoned this fall under the close eye and direction of the California Geologic Energy Management Division (CalGEM).https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Oversee-Plugging-Abandonment-56-Oil-Gas-Wells-LA-County.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CalGEM-Oversee-Plugging-Abandonment-56-Oil-Gas-Wells-LA-County.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1842021-11-17T18:00:00Z
Sustainable Agricultural Land Conservation (SALC) Program Awards $65MSustainable Agricultural Land Conservation (SALC) Program Awards $65MThe Strategic Growth Council approved the seventh round of SALC grants, a program implemented with DOC support. Round 7 will fund 19 projects to permanently conserve agricultural land and three grants to help communities with land-use planning.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/SALCP/Pages/Index.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/SALCP/Pages/Index.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1852021-11-17T17:40:00Z
World Tsunami Awareness DayWorld Tsunami Awareness DayNovember 5 is World Tsunami Awareness Day. Tsunamis are rare events, but they are the deadliest and costliest among all hazards. The 2011 Tohoku Earthquake in Japan killed tens of thousands of people, and cost more than US$235 billion. [Read More]https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/tsunami, California Tsunamis home pagehttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=932021-11-05T07:00:00Z
Help California Map Recent LandslidesHelp California Map Recent LandslidesThe California Reported Landslides Database is an online map showing the locations, photos, and other attributes of recent landslides in California. This map depends on volunteer reports from people like you! Please visit the map today.https://cadoc.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=bc48ad40e3504134a1fc8f3909659041, Link to the California Reported Landslides maphttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=492021-11-01T07:00:00Z
New Preliminary Geologic MapsNew Preliminary Geologic MapsThe California Geological Survey has released five new preliminary geologic maps. For more information, visit our Publication Announcements page. [Go there now]https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/publications/releases, Link to Publication Announcements pagehttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=922021-10-28T00:00:00Z
After Wildfire, Geologists Prepare for the Next Hazard: Debris FlowsAfter Wildfire, Geologists Prepare for the Next Hazard: Debris FlowsOctober 25, 2021 Update: CGS staff wrap up work with CAL FIRE partners on post-wildfire Watershed Emergency Response Team (WERT) assessments in several burn areas and have established rainfall thresholds used in local evacuation planning for 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=1772021-10-25T21:15:00Z
Public Health Rulemaking Update: Draft Regulations for Public CommentPublic Health Rulemaking Update: Draft Regulations for Public CommentToday, CalGEM releases for public comment a set of science-based health and safety draft regulations to protect communities and workers from the impacts of nearby oil and gas production operations.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/Public-Health.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/Public-Health.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1802021-10-21T17:10:00Z
DOC Hails Governor's Signing of Conservation Law ReformsDOC Hails Governor's Signing of Conservation Law ReformsIn the spirit of reinforcing California's natural resource conservation efforts, a longstanding State program that keeps millions of acres in agricultural use or open space has been streamlined by legislation just signed by Governor Newsom.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/Governor-Signs-Conservation-Law-Reform.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/Governor-Signs-Conservation-Law-Reform.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1792021-10-15T17:15:00Z
Not Just for S.F. & L.A.: All Californians Should Join the ShakeOutNot Just for S.F. & L.A.: All Californians Should Join the ShakeOutThe annual Great California ShakeOut is October 21. This is an opportunity to practice the drop, cover, and hold on drill. Join us for ShakeOut a drill that doesn't cost anything, is relatively easy to do for most people, and could save your life.https://calconservation.blog/2021/10/13/great-california-shakeout-all-california-stay-prepared/, https://calconservation.blog/2021/10/13/great-california-shakeout-all-california-stay-prepared/https://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1782021-10-14T22:00:00Z
Underground Gas Storage Draft Regulations ReleaseUnderground Gas Storage Draft Regulations ReleaseCalGEM has released a pre-rulemaking discussion draft of regulations for the purpose of receiving public input through November 30, 2021. Discussion draft of these regulations can be found here.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/rulemaking.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/rulemaking.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=242021-09-29T15:00:00Z
New Seismic Hazard Zone Maps for Contra Costa, San Mateo Counties Now OfficialNew Seismic Hazard Zone Maps for Contra Costa, San Mateo Counties Now OfficialFuture structures, and the people who occupy them, may be safer from earthquake hazards today thanks to new maps from the Department of Conservation’s California Geological Survey (CGS) for Contra Costa and San Mateo counties. https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/New-Seismic-Hazard-Zone-Maps-for-Contra-Costa-San-Mateo-Counties-Now-Official.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/New-Seismic-Hazard-Zone-Maps-for-Contra-Costa-San-Mateo-Counties-Now-Official.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1762021-09-23T15:15:00Z
CGS Issues Earthquake Fault Zone Maps for San Diego and FillmoreCGS Issues Earthquake Fault Zone Maps for San Diego and FillmoreMaps released today of earthquake-prone areas will ensure new construction in San Diego and the Ventura County community of Fillmore does not take place atop earthquake faults that may break the surface.  ​https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/California-Geological-Survey-Issues-Earthquake-Fault-Zone-Maps-for-San-Diego-Filmore.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/California-Geological-Survey-Issues-Earthquake-Fault-Zone-Maps-for-San-Diego-Filmore.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1752021-09-23T15:00:00Z
Latest maps of Earthquake Fault Zones and Seismic Hazard Zones become officialLatest maps of Earthquake Fault Zones and Seismic Hazard Zones become officialThe California Geological Survey released official maps and reports of Seismic Hazard Zones and Alquist-Priolo Earthquake Fault Zones affecting the counties of San Diego, Ventura, Contra Costa, and San Mateo.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/publications/releases, Link to Publication Announcements pagehttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=872021-09-23T07:00:00Z