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Why Community Engagement Matters

George R. Brown Convention Center - Room 332 A/D

Monday, 11 March 2024, 12:10 p.m.–1:20 p.m.  |  

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There is a place in California that is one of the top petroleum and renewable energy producing regions in the United States: Kern County. This is where companies like California Resources Corporation (CRC) are producing some of the lowest carbon intensity production in the US and leading decarbonization efforts by developing carbon capture and storage (CCS) and other emission reducing projects. In this region, over 40 consortium members from industry, academia, labor, local government, national labs, and community organizations came together to develop a community benefits plan (CBP) and were awarded one of the Department of Energy's Regional Direct Air Capture Hub Grants. How did this consortium come together? How was the CBP designed and developed and how will it be executed?


Nicole M. Parra
Vice President, Community Affairs, California Resources Corporation (CRC) and Carbon TerraVault (CTV)
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$75 per person.


Why Community Engagement Matters

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