Public comment period opens for carbon injection wells plan

January 2, 2024 /

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing an opportunity for the public to comment on its proposal to issue four underground injection permits for Carbon TerraVault to construct and operate injection wells for geologic sequestration of carbon dioxide. The proposed injection wells will be located approximately 20 miles west of Bakersfield, California. 

The public can provide public comments during the the scheduled public hearings or in writing by submitting online at under docket number EPA-R09-OW-2023-0623. You may also submit comments by email to Elise Nord at Public comments will be accepted through March 20, 2024.

Read more about the draft plan here.

Carbon TerraVault is the sister company of California Resources Corporation.