New CA law would ban new oil drilling in neighborhoods, create buffer zones around homes, schools

California could ban new oil drilling in neighborhoods and create buffer zones California considers ban on new oil drilling in neighborhoods and cr...

September 14, 2022
6:46 PM

California could ban new oil drilling in neighborhoods and create buffer zones California considers ban on new oil drilling in neighborhoods and creating buffer zones 02:59 SACRAMENTO (KPIX) -- New legislature on Governer Newsom's desk would would ban new oil drilling in neighborhoods and create a buffer zone around homes, schools and other areas. SB 1137 would limit how close to the public new oil drilling could occur. It's an issue that could have a big impact on the Contra Costa community of Brentwood, where it could be the end of a two-year-old fight.

John Ramos