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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
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
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
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
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

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