Jesus Alonso -- Kern County Oil and Gas Program Organizer

Water tank in Kern County. Credit: Andrew Grinberg / Clean Water Action

Protecting Californians from Oil and Gas Production

February 3, 2020

More than 5 million Californians live near oil and gas production. In Kern County, oil production is wedged between homes and looms over schools and playground. Our communities are under a haze of contaminants due to the gargantuan fields of oil and gas wells bordering towns and scattered along our roads.