Cannabis cultivator settles environmental protection action

District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced that her Consumer and Environmental Protection Unit has obtained a $40,000 stipulated final judgment against 805 Agricultural Holdings, LLC. 

The settlement resolves allegations that the defendant committed Fish and Game Code violations in connection with the production or cultivation of cannabis. The People alleged that the defendant unlawfully altered a streambed by removing vegetation from a stream, grading a road within a stream, and constructing hoop houses within a stream. 

The People further alleged that the defendant polluted a stream by depositing or permitting to pass into, or placing where it could pass into, a stream: diesel fuel, hoop houses, pesticides, herbicides, rodenticides, fertilizers, unconsolidated soil and plastic irrigation pipes.

The Final Judgment by Stipulation includes the following provisions:

  • $35,000 in civil penalties, payable as follows pursuant to California law

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