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Monterey County DA Jeannine M. Pacioni announced today that Tom Hays Gries, age 44, was sentenced for a cannabis cultivation operation discovered at his property in May 2018. Gries received a three-year probation sentence and was ordered to serve 150 days in jail.
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Published on February 22, 2017. Last modified on August 22, 2017
Ag Used Oil and Filter Collection
Monterey County is world famous for the bounty of produce grown here. As a farmer you are a steward of our precious land, tending to the soil and protecting it for an abundant harvest now and into the future. Hazardous wastes, such as used motor oil, pesticides, waste diesel and other chemicals can pollute groundwater and reduce soil fertility. Handling these materials responsibly and safely will keep your land healthy and productive.
Make an appointment to drop off used motor oil and filters at these locations for FREE!
*Generate less than 27 gallons of used motor oil per month. Limit one 55-gallon drum of oil and one 55-gallon drum of filters per drop off.
Drop off locations
- San Benito County Public Works Yard: 3220 Southside Rd. Hollister (831) 636-4110
- Sturdy Oil: 1511 Abbott St. Salinas (831) 422-8801
- San Miguel Canyon Public Works Yard: 1171 San Miguel Canyon Road Royal Oak, 95076 (831) 722-2226
- Agricultural Commissioner: 522 N. 2nd St. King City (831) 385-5266
Oil & Filter Collection Statistics 2013 - 2015
In 2015, a grand total of 8,585 gallons of used oil and 14,250 filters were collected from Agricultural Oil & Filter Collection Centers (Ag Centers) in Monterey County. The table below includes data from the three Agricultural CCC sites serving small farmers in Monterey County, all of which are located within the Salinas Valley Solid Waste Authority (SVSWA) service area.