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Articles about the Murphy Oil field on Adams in Jefferson Park.

URGENT Oil: Aug 6 - UNNC Meeting

The UNNC and CD10 need to see you and hear your voices!

Call on the UNNC to oppose the installation of the CEB 800 Gas Burner, in the parkland on 27th & St. Andrews or anywhere else at the Murphy site!

Demand integrity in the Planning Department review process.

WHEN:          August 6 @ 6:30pm

WHERE:        CD10 - 1819 S. Western:  Enter on S. Manhattan Place, just one block west of Western Avenue.

June 5, 2015: What happened at the May 12, 2015 FMOG Zoning Administrator Hearing?

Read the Neighborhood News Interview with Jefferson Park resident Steven Peckman…

June 4, 2015: UNNC Oil Meeting

WHEN:          Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 7pm.

WHERE:        CD10 Field Office (1819 S. Western Enter on S. Manhattan Place, just one block west of Western Avenue.)

WHY:            NEW INFORMATION - Ask UNNC to change its position to now oppose any installation of a CEB 800 gas burner

May 12, 2015: Oil Hearing Report

GREAT NEWS: The Hearing file will stay open until August 14 which allows us to send comments to the Zoning Administrator (ZA) until that date.  Send your comments!!!!  


New information revealed by FMOG during the Hearing resulted in the following research:

May 11, 2015: UNNC Supports Community on Murphy Oil Site

The UNNC supported the community and submitted a letter to the Zoning Administrator regarding placing the proposed gas burner in the existing work facility.  The letter will be presented to the ZA during the Planning Hearing on May 12, 2015.

OIL Hearing May 12, 2015 (rev 150509)

May 12, 2015 HEARING on Freeport McMoRan Oil & Gas (FMOG) request to install a gas burner in the park at 27th and St. Andrews and receive an exemption from environmental review.  Please attend and participate.  LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD.

9/19/14: Community Responds to FMOG Application: Conditions & Mitigations

The UNNC developed a list of recommendations called Conditions & Mitigations regarding the Murphy Oil site at Gramercy and Adams in response to the recent application by FMOG to expand the operations to the park-like setting at 27th Street & St.

Aug 20, 2014: FMOG - UNNC Planning & Zoning Committee Meeting

TOPIC:          Discussion of possible conditions & mitigations (see attached for some suggested items, you may have others) on the FMOG Proposed installation of clean emissions burner in park-like land at 27th St. and St. Andrews

WHAT:           UNNC Planning & Zoning Committee

DATE:            August 20, 2014

TIME:                         7pm

PLACE:         South Seas House

                        2301 W. 24 St (corner of Arlington)

FMOG submits Request to put Burner into “Park” on 27th St.

Freeport McMoRan Oil & Gas (FMOG) submitted a request (Plan Approval) to LA City Planning to expand the natural gas operations (installation of a CEB 800 gas burner) into the landscaped hillside adjacent to 27th Street below the designated work area of the oil drill site on Adams and directly next to the St. Andrews Apartments in Jefferson Park.


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