The Commission’s Public Information Officer is the point of contact for news media organizations and the public seeking information about the Commission’s programs and activities. The Public Information Officer issues news releases on the Commission’s behalf to inform the public and media about public land issues and news. Recent and archived news releases reporting Commission activities are online. Public Information Officer, Sheri Pemberton, can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org | 916.574.1992.
State Lands Commission adopts principles for aligned state action to make California’s coast resilient to sea-level rise
Sacramento, Calif. – The State Lands Commission adopted “Making California’s Coast Resilient to Sea-Level Rise: Principles for Aligned State Action” today.
Santa Barbara, Calif. – State officials announce a comprehensive civil settlement with Plains All American Pipeline resolving natural resource damages, penalties and response costs associated with a crude oil spill near Santa Barbara in May 2015. The spill from an underground pipeline owned by the company caused injury to natural resources including birds, marine mammals, shoreline and subtidal habitats, and required beaches to close to be closed to the public.
Commission implores the U.S. EPA to take immediate action to protect the Tijuana River Estuary and California beaches
Sacramento, Calif. - The State Lands Commission sent a letter to the U.S. EPA today stating that immediate action is needed to stop the flow of 50 million gallons per day of polluted water into the Tijuana River Valley. The flow is resulting in prolonged beach...