We are pleased to announce that we will hold an outreach meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 22 at the Burlingame Recreation Center, located at 850 Burlingame Avenue. The meeting’s purpose is to inform the community about vacant state land on the Bayfront and to receive public comment about potential uses. Learn more here.
Of particular note, the Commission waived the attorney-client privilege regarding an advice letter from the Attorney General’s office giving advice concerning the Commission’s jurisdiction over the Rancho LPG facility and the associated rail spur in San Pedro, California.
The Commission urges the federal government to withdraw the Pacific Outer Continental Shelf from the 2019-2024 national leasing program and to schedule additional public meetings so that local voices can be heard.
The California State Lands Commission took back the offshore oil and gas lease associated with Rincon island in Ventura County, ending offshore oil production at this location. More information can be found here.
The Commission issued a declaration of interest in the efforts announced by the Cities of Imperial Beach and Chula Vista, and the Port of San Diego, to address Tijuana River pollution that has caused human health problems, threatened local economies, and damaged the environment.