Good morning, California.
“These are necessary steps to strengthen oversight of oil and gas extraction as we phase out our dependence on fossil fuels and focus on clean energy sources. This transition cannot happen overnight; it must advance in a deliberate way to protect people, our environment, and our economy.”—Gov. Gavin Newsom in a statement on new oil extraction regulations.
- Catherine Reheis-Boyd of Western States Petroleum: “California’s environmental regulations already lead the world, and the further study of the best science and real data about production practices in our state will only reconfirm that leadership.”