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Drill baby drill – California taxpayers to pay $500 million to clean up “orphan wells”

Both the Jerry Brown and Gavin Newsom administrations expanded oil and gas drilling in California, with the Brown administration approving 21,000 new or reworked well permits and Newsom’s regulators approving over 4,049 new or reworked permits as of November 4, 2019. With the mushrooming of permits for new or reworked wells comes another problem: what happens when […]

January 27th