Venoco, Exploratory Oil Wells

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Monterey County
Document Title
Venoco, Exploratory Oil Wells
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
PLU: Cattle grazing and viticulture Z: Permanent grazing with a minimum of 40 acres GP: 10 to 160 acres minimum

Document Description
Use Permits to allow the drilling of 9 exploratory oil and gas wells on 3 sites locations within 3 separate parcels, as follows: Well site #7-a, is located in Section 7, (Township 24 South, Range 11 East). The site is ~0.60 miles south west of Highway 101 and ~0.90 miles south east of Jolon Road, (APN 424-101-023-000). Well site 1-b is located in Township 24 South, Range 10 East, Section 1, .5 miles west of Highway 101 and 0.20 miles north if Jolon Road (APN 424-081-016-000); and well site 34-b is located in Township 23 South, Range 10 East, Section 34. The site is ~2.2 miles west of state Highway 101 and ~0.09 miles north of Jolon Road (APN 423-091-040-000). The project will require a total of 30,010 cy of soil will be redistributed on each site, for each pad. Project aite 7-a will require 2,770 cy of cut and 2,560 cy of fill. Project site 1-b will require 8,970 cy of cut and 8,240 cy of fill, site 34-b will require 18,270 cy of cut and 16,320 cy of fill. The remainder 2,890 cy of spoils will remain on each respective site. The project is located along the west side of Highway 101 approximately 3 miles northwest of the town of Bradley, South County area plan.

Contact Information
Ramon Montano
Monterey County
168 W. Alisal
Salinas, CA 93901

Phone : (831) 755-5169


Cross Streets
Jolon Rd & Hwy 101
Total Acres
Parcel #
123-091-040-000; 424-101-023-000; -081-016-000
State Highways
Salinas River
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Bradley

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Commercial Mining (crude oil Mineral)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Air Quality Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 5 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 Department of Water Resources Office of Emergency Services, California Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency

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