For new developments regarding Kern County’s Oil and Gas Ordinance and CEQA review for projects in Kern County, read DCM’s California Oil & Gas Newsletter.

CalGEM has also recently announced online virtual meetings for a rulemaking related to health and the environment near oil production.  These virtual meetings relate to the initiatives announced by CalGEM in November 2019 as summarized in DCM’s Top Regulatory, Environmental, Legal, and Political Stories to Watch in 2020.  The virtual meetings are scheduled for May 20, May 28, and June 2.  Additional details are available on the CalGEM Public Health Rulemaking website.