Posts Tagged as "Environment"

Controversy surrounds launch of CalCapture project amid community concerns

March 27, 2024 / By
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Despite concerns from residents and community-based organizations, the California Resources Corporation (CRC) will be launching CalCapture, the carbon capture and storage (CCS) project that will capture carbon dioxide from the Elk Hills Power plant and inject it deep underground for permanent sequestration in depleted underground reservoirs.

California secures billions in funding for clean hydrogen projects, boosting jobs and reducing carbon emissions

October 13, 2023 / By
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Today, the office of Governor Gavin Newsom announced that California will receive up to $1.2 billion from the United States Department of Energy to accelerate the development and deployment of clean renewable hydrogen, which will be critical to cutting pollution and expanding the clean energy economy statewide. 

Empowering communities and environmental advocacy: Sammie Meneses’ inspiring journey

September 28, 2023 / By
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Editor’s Note: To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Kern Sol News is highlighting notable Hispanic leaders in Kern County who are working to create positive change in their community.

‘You have to be an active agent in this process’: Rosanna Esparza discusses her passion for her community’s health

September 20, 2023 / By
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Dr. Rosanna Esparza is a proud Chicana with a Mexican heritage, a visible activist for tangible change in local and global politics, and a collaborator for the project: “Faces of Fracking.”

Community meeting being held to discuss carbon management in Kern

August 1, 2023 / By
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This evening, a Kern community meeting will take place to discuss the Kern Carbon Management Business Park (CMBP), which is the County’s plan for economic development for the future, and its potential impacts.

DOE to host two Kern County meetings on carbon management

March 20, 2023 / By
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On March 21, the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management (FECM) will be holding two public meetings in Kern County to discuss Kern County’s vision for carbon management.

Delano holds its third air monitoring meeting

March 17, 2023 / By
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The city of Delano held its third air monitoring meeting to expand the air monitoring network within the city and identify local sources of pollution.

This CA program offers millions in funding for shared mobility projects in underserved communities

February 28, 2023 / By
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The Clean Mobility Options Voucher Pilot Program (CMO) is offering $33 million in voucher funding that will be available to eligible applicants and communities to launch and support new and existing shared mobility projects across the state.

California hosts Heat Symposium to combat extreme heat across the State

October 27, 2022 / By
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On October 18, the State of California held its first-ever Extreme Heat Symposium to harness the collective power of extreme heat industry experts, community leaders, state policymakers, scientists, and community members to set the stage for extreme heat actions throughout the state in the upcoming years.

CARB approves Arvin/Lamont program to improve air quality

October 14, 2022 / By
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During the California Air Resources Board (CARB) meeting Thursday, the Board voted to approve the Arvin/Lamont Community Emissions Reduction Program (CERP) — a program that focuses on improving air quality and reducing air pollution exposure in the Arvin/Lamont Community.