Monterey County to adopt Fracking Ordinance

The Monterey County Planning Department will present its “interim fracking ordinance” to the Monterey County Planning Commission on Wednesday, April 30th.

The ordinance serves to regulate but not stop fracking. Regulations mean that fracking will continue to expand. Regulations do not go far enough to protect our people, our water, our economy, and our climate. To protect us and our livelihoods, fracking must stop altogether.

A full show of support is needed on April 30th to request a 45-day period for public review before this “Well Stimulation Treatment Ordinance”, (Planning File Number REF130051), is recommended for adoption by the Board of Supervisors.

Speak out for a moratorium on fracking until the risks are fully analyzed to understand the impacts on agriculture, tourism, the environment, and the health and safety of workers and our communities.

Email Monterey County Planning Commission Chair Luther Hert to request the 45-day extension for public review :, and copy Project Planner Grace Bogdan Hert email does not work. I sent to Potter’s office)

Location and Time:

Monterey County Planning Commission, Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 9:00 a.m.
Monterey County Government Center – Board of Supervisors Chambers
168 W. Alisal Street, Salinas, CA 93901

The meeting AGENDA with the ordinance is posted online:

Thank you! Your actions matter, now more than ever.

Monterey County Against Fracking

Catherine Crockett

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3 Responses to “Monterey County to adopt Fracking Ordinance”

  1. thanks Kate. Sent emails, tho the one for Luther Hert was not accepted by my computer. sent one to Novo instead & made my opening greeting to Luther Hert.


  2. I’ve tried twice to send an email, but it is undeliverable to that address. I had signed the petition, so got the same message you did earlier today.
    Did yours go through?


  3. Mine never went through, so I sent it to Potter’s Office


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