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Kern County Board of Supervisors OK resolution asking to suspend oil, gas production limitations

Oil Wells, Oil Pumps
Posted at 2:41 PM, Mar 15, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-15 19:42:02-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — The Kern County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday afternoon asking California to suspend limitations on oil and gas permitting and extraction.

"I think it's worth pointing out today that what is happening in Europe, with the exploitation of the people of Europe ,and holding them hostage for a demand for oil and gas products that they can not produce on their own leaves them vulnerable," said Supervisor Mike Maggert, District 3. "And there are those in the world who are today conceiving of anyway possible to exploit us in the same manner.