the playground at Sequoia Elementary School in Shafter, Kern County, CA

A case disputing Kern County’s green lighting of oil and gas permits for the next 25 or more years will be back in court on Thursday, August 10th at 8:30 am. Kern County is the top oil producing county in the United States, with severe impacts to public health and the environment. Kern County community members will respectfully observe the court proceedings, and invite allies from across the state to share messages of solidarity using the hashtag #StandwithKern.

Check out this overview for additional information, and contact us to get involved:

Kern County oil & gas ordinance overview

Kern County oil & gas ordinance overview_Spanish

 

Contesting Kern County’s Green lighting of Oil & Gas Permits