Sacramento, Calif.—Last week, Governor Newsom announced a $250 million allocation from federal stimulus funds to California ports to address revenue loss and bolster future economic activity.
State Lands Commission and California Geological Energy Management Division announce oil well abandonment milestone
Sacramento, Calif.—The State Lands Commission, in collaboration with the Department of Conservation’s California Geological Energy Management Division (CalGEM), has plugged and abandoned all 50 wells on Rincon Island and all 24 state onshore production wells.
Sacramento, Calif.—The State Lands Commission conveyed approximately 40 acres of land in Inyo County to the Lone Pine Paiute-Shoshone Reservation today to preserve and protect tribal cultural resources.
State Lands Commission adopts principles for aligned state action to make California’s coast resilient to sea-level rise
The State Lands Commission adopted “Making California’s Coast Resilient to Sea-Level Rise: Principles for Aligned State Action” yesterday. These principles will unify state agencies in effective action toward sea-level rise resilience that is grounded in science, partnership, communication, and local support.
Santa Barbara, Calif. – State officials announce a comprehensive civil settlement with Plains All American Pipeline resolving natural resource damages, penalties and response costs associated with a crude oil spill near Santa Barbara in May 2015. The spill from an underground pipeline owned by the company caused injury to natural resources including birds, marine mammals, shoreline and subtidal habitats, and required beaches to close to be closed to the public.
Commission implores the U.S. EPA to take immediate action to protect the Tijuana River Estuary and California beaches
Sacramento, Calif. - The State Lands Commission sent a letter to the U.S. EPA today stating that immediate action is needed to stop the flow of 50 million gallons per day of polluted water into the Tijuana River Valley. The flow is resulting in prolonged beach...