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April 9, 2017: LA Times Reports 4th Ave Drill Site could be turned into affordable housing

The LA Times reported that Council President Wesson said "a new operator [of the 4th Ave, Murphy, and Jefferson Drill sites], Sentinel Peak Resources [SPR], has been talking with his office about closing the [4th Ave] site and cleaning it up. No official plan has been drafted and details are scant, but Wesson said he was “unbelievably excited” about the idea, arguing it could pave the way to convert other local drilling sites."  The LA Times also reported that Council President H.

January 17, 2017: Council to vote on 4th Ave Drill Site

City Council Motion for 4th Ave. drill site Nuisance Abatement Hearing:

Council President Herb Wesson will make a motion (attached) before Council directing LA City Planning to initiate a Nuisance Abatement Hearing regarding the 4th Ave. Drill Site.

The motion is in response to concerns raised by our community over the past year and through our Neighborhood Council (UNNC) about the operations and violations at the site as well as Planning’s unwillingness to uphold City code on oil and gas production.

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