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October 13, 2021 | In the News: Grist

California’s dirty little secret: Oil wells in the backyard

Colin O’Brien, deputy managing attorney for Earthjustice’s California Regional Office, on California’s regulatory body for oil and gas, the Geologic Energy Management Division (CalGEM) and the possible inclusion of oil and gas setbacks in their updated public health and safety rules: “The name has changed, and they have a mandate now to protect health and safety. This forthcoming rule on setbacks will demonstrate whether they take that mandate seriously.”

October 13, 2021 | Letter

Joint Letter: NY Gov. Hochul Deny Cryptocurrency Mining

Representatives from environmental, community, labor, and business groups and elected officials joined together in Albany to release a letter signed by over 600 organizations and businesses urging Governor Hochul and the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to issue a statewide moratorium on Cryptocurrency mining.