WSPA President Catherine Reheis-Boyd issued the following statement following denial of a request by the Center for Biological Diversity and the Sierra Club to immediately shut down thousands of injection wells in California
Bakersfield Californian columnist Lois Henry published a July 11 article fact checking a May 3 Los Angeles Times article about the Cawelo Water District’s program using recycled and treated oil field produced water for irrigation of crops. The following is an excerpt from the piece:
Today’s release of the California Council on Science & Technology study of hydraulic fracturing is another important step in the implementation of the state’s comprehensive hydraulic fracturing regulations.
Today’s release is an important step in enhancing the county’s environmental protections, but it also demonstrates the industry’s commitment to transparency and desire to seek out balanced, efficient solutions that will ultimately propel our community forward,” the group said in a written statement.
We are currently evaluating the Final EIR and the Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources’ (DOGGR) responses to the many comments that were submitted on the draft EIR. DOGGR's responses to the comments are very extensive and warrant careful review.