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Asm. Carrillo and over 100 organizations call on Governor Newsom to sign AB 1167, the Orphan Well Prevention Act
Press ReleaseLos Angeles
Today, Assemblymember Carrillo and over a dozen advocates with climate, community and environmental justice organizations held a press conference to call on Governor Gavin Newsom to hold oil companies accountable by signing the Orphan Well Prevention Act, AB 1167, into…
NRDC Digital Tool Tracks Political Opposition to Offshore Drilling
Press ReleaseWashington, D.C.
WASHINGTON – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) is launching an updated digital tool today to help people track where their Members of Congress stand on offshore oil and gas drilling. The Biden administration is expected to release a final five-year…
Orphan Wells Bill Advances One Step Closer to Governor's Desk
California’s senate has approved AB 1167, a bill a by Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo called the Orphan Well Prevention Act, which NRDC and Environment California are sponsoring. The act is designed to intervene before oil wells become “orphaned” without a financially…
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