State department admits it's not testing oil and gas wells

Kimberly Rivers, Ojai Valley News correspondent
State oil and gas regulators say it is their practice to only periodically perform visual inspections of oil and gas wells, and no tests are performed during these inspections.
Oct. 3, the Ojai Valley News reported that Brian Baca, manager of the commercial and industrial division of the Ventura County Planning Department,  testified to the Planning Commission that the state's Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) inspects oil and gas wells annually. DOGGR officials, contrary to this statement, said they do not inspect wells annually.

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