Tag: RWQCB

Regional Water Board Votes to Expand KHF

January 17, 2014 Last night the Regional Water Board voted to approve the staff recommendation to the permit expansion for Section B-18 of the Kettleman Hills Facility. The public hearing held at the Kettleman Hills Elementary School, began at 5:00pm with an overview provided by staff on their evaluation of the permit expansion in regards […]

Vintage Petroleum to Pay $60,000

Last week the Regional Water Quality Control Board announced that Vintage Petroleum would be fined $60,000 for discharging fracking fluid into an unlined dirt sump in Shafter, CA last October.  This violation was filmed by local activist, Tom Frantz, who actively advocated for an investigation from the RWQCB.  Tom submitted this report to our KEEN network […]