|Tuesday September 23, 2014|
|6:00 PM||Symposium on the Impact of Oil Extraction in North Orange County|
The Symposium will feature experts in the fields of seismology, hydrogeology, air quality, and environmental geology who will speak to the potential impact of oil pumping – including fracking – on our groundwater, earthquake hazard, and water quality. Representatives of the local oil industry will also present information about ongoing oil drilling in north Orange County. Finally, representatives of the California Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Energy Resources – the government entity responsible for overseeing oil production in California – will be on hand to discuss regulatory and policy aspects of oil drilling.