With the publics attention on the Porter Ranch gas leak causing thousands to relocate the office responsible for regulating oil and gas activities in the state - The Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) - announces the public comment period on the "discussion draft" of new regulations covering steam and water injection practices (for enhanced oil and gas production) as well as rules pertaining to the injection of gas for storage - like the situation in Porter Ranch.
The four page discussion draft of proposed regulations can be viewed HERE.
The public comment period on the discussion draft rules goes until February 19 and comments can be submitted by mail or email: "Written submissions may be provided to the Division by regular mail or email. The mailing address is: Department of Conservation, 801 K Street, MS 24-02, Sacramento, CA, 95814, attention UIC Discussion Draft. The email address is UIC.Regulations@conservation.ca.gov, attention UIC Discussion Draft."
Here is the full press release from DOGGR:
STATE SEEKS COMMENT ON AGGRESSIVE NEW RULES
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