Tag: Public Health

Action 1

Limit siting of new sensitive uses, such as playgrounds, daycare centers, schools, residences, or medical facilities, within 500 feet of freeways.

Action 2

Expand the minimum setback distance for oil and gas operations from sensitive land uses, and apply these requirements to facilitate the phasing out of existing operations.

Action 3

Conduct an inventory to identify all abandoned/idled oil and gas infrastructure in LA County, and develop and implement a closure plan, prioritized by condition and proximity to sensitive populations, that includes identification of potential funding sources.

Action 4

Require oil and gas facility operators to prepare and make available to the public a comprehensive Community Safety Plan, in coordination with County departments, including Fire, Building and Safety, and Law Enforcement.

Action 5

Expand the role and authority for DPH in the initial permitting process, and the ongoing enforcement of regulations for industrial facilities.

Action 6

Implement recommendations from Metro's Countywide Strategic Truck Arterial Network (CSTAN) on County-maintained roadways, prioritizing those that minimize emissions exposure for vulnerable populations.

Action 7

Utilize refinery fenceline and community air monitoring data to improve emissions regulations, and expand enforcement resources for these regulations.

Action 9

Partner with school districts to monitor air quality and identify measures to reduce pollution exposure.


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