Brown oil mapping

WHISTLEBLOWER SAYS GOVERNOR ABUSED POWER, HAD STATE WORKERS PROVIDE MAPPING OF OIL AND GAS POTENTIAL AT BROWN FAMILY RANCH

East County News Service

November 10, 2015 (Sacramento) – Governor Jerry Brown is under investigation for asking workers in the California’s Department of Conservation to prepare a state map of oil and gas resources on Brown’s family ranch. Associated Press obtained records proving that Brown last year directed top officials in the agency to assess and map the oil, gas and mineral history and potential of his 2,700 acre ranch including satellite-imaged mapping and  a drilling map.

The complaint was filed by Jennie Catalano, a mapping specialist who alleges she has also faced retaliation for filing the complaint.


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