Environment

Kern County supervisors approve increase in oil, gas drilling in Kern

15.03.2021 / By

The Kern County Board of Supervisors approved a massive increase in oil and gas drilling last week, despite having received major opposition from Kern County community members.

Arvin, Lamont to receive resources from Community Air Protection Program to address air pollution

01.03.2021 / By

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has confirmed the Valley Air District’s recommendation of Arvin/Lamont as the next community selected in the San Joaquin Valley to benefit from additional resources provided by Assembly Bill (AB) 617, the Community Air Protection Program.

Kern County Planning Commission approves ordinance that will expand oil, gas extraction in Kern

16.02.2021 / By

The Kern County Planning Commission voted Friday to approve an ordinance that will allow 67,000 additional wells to be built in Kern County throughout the next 20 years.