Residents of Bakersfield and Kern County live with arguably the worst air quality in the country. They also face risks from hazardous materials, wastes, and water pollution. Despite the efforts of local, state, and federal environmental officials, however, some people still seem to flaunt environmental laws, whether knowingly or unknowingly.
If you happen to observe or become aware of such violations, then there are easy ways to report them to the appropriate environmental agencies. These agencies will then investigate further, and take action if necessary against the perpetrators.
Here are 4 places to file an environmental complaint if you see something that you believe is a violation of environmental laws.
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