Tag: Resilience

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 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.

Action 17

Advocate for water affordability through equitable utility pricing, Cal Fresh/EBT water supplements, reducing obstacles to lifeline rates and water-efficient appliance subsidies.

Action 18

Assess vulnerability of the region’s drinking water systems and create an action plan to reduce or eliminate vulnerabilities.

Action 19

Develop an equitable policy framework for mapping, addressing and alerting the public to drinking water quality issues that originate from on-site and systemic plumbing issues, incorporating reporting from water agencies as well as crowdsourcing.


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