Archive for the Inglewood Oil Field Category

Give Your Input on Baldwin Hills Oil Field

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This month, the Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning will begin the first periodic review of the Baldwin Hills Community Standards District, which regulates drilling and operations of the oil field.  As a property owner, resident, and/or community stakeholder, your input provides a very important role in […]

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Fracking in the Inglewood Oil Field: A New Report is the First Step, not the Last Word

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Fifteen months after a hard-won settlement provided for important environmental protections, research studies and monitoring of the Inglewood Oil Field and adjacent communities, compliance with the agreement’s provisions has been significant. In compliance with the settlement, on October 10th, Plains Exploration and Production Company released a required […]

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Statement on hydraulic fracking and the Inglewood Oil Field

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  Hydraulic fracking continues to be a subject not only of local, but international concern.  I too am very concerned about this issue, and the potential environmental, economic and social impacts of hydraulic fracking, specifically as it relates to the communities that surround the Inglewood Oil Field. […]

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The Baldwin Hills community health assessment is complete

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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has completed the final component of the Baldwin Hills Community Health Assessment, which consisted of a health survey of the residents surrounding the oil field. One thousand individuals were interviewed and self-reported illnesses, including asthma and other health concerns. […]

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Hydraulic fracking study for the Inglewood Oil Field underway

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In response to community concerns about the potential use of hydraulic fracking in the Inglewood Oil Field, Plains Exploration and Production Co. (PXP) has commissioned an independent study of the feasibility of hydraulic fracking in the oil field. Hydraulic Fracking, the use of high pressure water injection […]

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Agreement to Reduce Oil Drilling in LA Is a Win for Public Health

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By Joel Reynolds & Mark Ridley-Thomas Oil is at the center of our daily lives; it fuels our cars, powers our airplanes and is embedded in the plastics and other products we use day in and out. Its excavation is the stuff of tall tales, with “gushers” […]

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Community Meeting in Inglewood

The Second Supervisorial District has long been a supporter of the Environmental Charter High School (ECHS). With its innovative curriculum that is focused on promoting sustainability and experience-based education, the school made it to the Top 5 schools in President Obama’s 2010 “Race to the Top” Commencement […]

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