The Unified Command is continuing its response Sunday to the coastal oil spill in Orange and San Diego Counties. In Orange and San Diego Counties, the public can expect to see Shoreline Cleanup Assessment Teams and contracted cleanup crews equipped in protective gear, monitoring, inspecting, and cleaning the beaches to
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Governor Gavin Newsom today signed State Senator Josh Newman’s (D-Fullerton) legislation to expand Chino Hills State Park through the acquisition of three privately owned properties. SB 266 requires the California Department of Parks and Recreation to incorporate three adjacent parcels of land, about 1,500 acres, into Chino Hills State Park.
Assemblymember Janet Nguyen was joined by Senator Pat Bates in demanding a full investigation by the Office of Pipeline Safety within the US Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) on the recent Orange County Oil Spill. You can view the letter that was sent HERE (pdf).
In response to the oil spill off the Southern California coast, Congressmen Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) and Mike Levin (CA-49) today led a letter signed by 77 House colleagues urging House leadership to ensure the Build Back Better Act retains provisions to ban any new offshore oil and gas leasing in
According to the latest update from the Unified Command leading the oil spill response along the Orange County coastline, the South Coast Air Quality Management District, in coordination with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the OC Health Care Agency (HCA), and a contracted environmental consulting firm, are conducting community air
The US Coast Guard has issued the following bulletin regarding harbor restrictions related to the oil spill off of Huntington Beach: As of 2 p.m. local time, October 8, 2021, the Captain of the Port of Los Angeles – Long Beach provide the following update on waterways statuses: In cooperation
The County of Orange, in coordination with Unified Command, announces the reopening of County-operated beaches in the city of Dana Point at 1:30 p.m., October 7. These include Salt Creek Beach, Strands Beach and Baby Beach located within Dana Point Harbor. Capistrano Beach and Poche Beach remain closed due to
The California Water Commission, in support of Water Resilience Portfolio Action 3.6, will hold public workshops to explore ways that the State can support in-basin, locally led groundwater trading programs that ensure protections for communities, small- and medium-size farms, and the environment. The public is encouraged to share their ideas
California State Senators Dave Min (Irvine) and Josh Newman (Fullerton), who represent roughly half of Orange County, sent a letter earlier today to Orange County’s federal legislative representatives asking them to lead a legislative effort to end all offshore drilling in federal waters off the coast of California, including drilling
Senator Thomas J. Umberg (D-Santa Ana) announced today that his measure, Senate Bill 41 (SB 41) – which would assure consumers that Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) genetic testing companies will use their genetic data solely for the purposes to which they have consented – was signed by Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday. “At-home
Today Rep. Michelle Steel (CA-48) sent a letter to Martyn Willsher, the CEO of Amplify Energy, demanding the company’s cooperation with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) on continued cleanup efforts, and that they take responsibility for any ongoing financial burden on the Orange County community. The letter comes following reports