By Marcos Cabrera
After months of inaction, Arvin City Council members will decide this month whether to impose new regulations on future oil and gas facilities in the city of Arvin, potentially pushing petroleum operations back 300 feet from homes and schools.
Gustavo Aguirre talks about how youth leaders collaborated to create a new app, IVAN, for environmental justice. The app allows you to report environmental hazard regulation violations to the community led environmental task force.
Lorena Lara from Faith in the Valley Kern talks about what her organization is doing to protect undocumented youth in this segment of In the 661!
In this segment of In the 661, Jack Becker of Bike Bakersfield talks about what they are doing in Arvin to improve health outcomes!
South Kern Sol, News Report, Veronica Morley
Weathering criticism of a proposed ordinance that would regulate the oil and gas industry, Arvin Mayor Jose Gurrola insisted this week that policy changes are being misunderstood and would not amount to a citywide ban.
By South Kern Sol
Photos by: Valerie Gorospe
A new long-awaited regulation on pesticides putting limits on its use near schools and day-care centers may only be an imaginary buffer zone to the reality of its dangers, according to critics of the new rule.