Current Events


January 16, 2024

Notice of Exemption, Air Products Ordinance – Posted January 25, 2024

December 5, 2023

Idle Oil Wells Are A Problem For Health And Climate. Who Should Pay For Cleaning Them Up?

July 18, 2023

California will cap hundreds of orphaned oil wells, some long suspected of causing illness

January 24, 2023

California Air Resources Board Study of Neighborhood Air near Petroleum Sources (SNAPS) Program

Inglewood Oil Field (IOF) Communities

December 10, 2022

Los Angeles County and Mayor Eric Garcetti Announce Results of First-Ever Transition Strategy for Oil Extraction Workers

December 2, 2022

Los Angeles City Council votes to ban oil and gas drilling

November 1, 2022

Public Health

UCLA Selected to Conduct the Aliso Canyon Disaster Health Research Study

Additional information on the Health Study and the upcoming research is available at http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/eh/healthresearch/

September 27, 2022

LA County Set to Launch Community Air Monitoring Program and New Policies Aligned with the State to Protect Residents During Phase Out of Oil Drilling

September 27, 2022

L.A. county board approves ordinance to phase out oil wells

Additional information is available at https://planning.lacounty.gov/oilwell

September 23, 2022

California moves to become first in nation to ban natural gas furnaces and heaters by 2030

September 6, 2022

LA Is Moving Ahead To Phase Out Oil And Gas Drilling. In Many Neighborhoods, It Can’t Happen Fast Enough

June 8, 2022

Planners back a ban on new oil and gas wells in unincorporated Los Angeles County

February 15, 2022

As 7th Anniversary of Torrance Refinery Explosion Approaches, Hahn Renews Effort to Ban MHF

January 26, 2022

Los Angeles moves to end oil drilling in the city

October 21, 2021

Newsom Backs Plan To Ban New Oil And Gas Wells By 2023

October 21, 2021

Newsom Proposes 3,200-Foot Buffer Between Oil Drilling, Communities

September 27, 2021

LA County Department of Regional Planning is updating the Oil Well Ordinance

September 15, 2021

Board of Supervisors Passes Landmark Motions to Phase Out Oil Drilling and Protect Frontline Workers and Communities

September 15, 2021

LA County Board of Supervisors approves Motion for Developing an Oil Well Cleanup Pilot Program

September 15, 2021

LA County Board of Supervisors approves Motion for Protecting Communities Near Oil and Gas Drilling Operations

September 15, 2021

LA County Board of Supervisors approves amended Motion for Developing a Comprehensive Strategy for a Just Transition Away from Fossil Fuels

August 2, 2021

LA County Board of Supervisors Votes to Halt Gas Storage Expansion at Aliso Canyon

June 29, 2021

California Health and Safety Rules for Oil and Gas Drilling Delayed Again

June 21, 2021

Public Health

Public Health Announces New Study to Assess Oil Related Health Impacts in Inglewood Oil Field Communities

May 25, 2021

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Washington Post: DHS to issue first cybersecurity regulations for pipelines after Colonial hack