On October 25, 2021, the City Council, by a vote of 3 - 1, with one abstention, and pursuant to its authority under Culver City Municipal Code (CCMC) Section 3.03.035, adopted the Oil Termination Ordinance approving Zoning Code Amendment P2021-0036-ZCA to: (1) prohibit, effective November 24, 2021, any new or expanded oil and gas activity (such as the drilling of new wells, the redrilling or deepening of existing wells, or erecting any derrick, structure or equipment related to oil or gas production), except as required to facilitate termination of the nonconforming oil uses and existing oil and gas activities and operations allowed to continue until termination; and (2) terminate all nonconforming oil uses within the City over a five-year period ending November 24, 2026.
SURFRIDER LA ACTIVATIONS:
● Letter to Culver City Council submitted on behalf of chapter
● Direct action alerts through newsletter and social media for member + supporter comment letters to City Council
● Testimony in support of phase out during August 13th City Council meeting