Santa Barbara: Medical Investor Holdings LLC T/A Vertical Companies Agrees To $US50K For “grading a road through a river” Amongst Other Violations

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Header Image: District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley  Ganjapreneur reports Medical Investor Holdings LLC, which does business as Vertical Companies, also agreed to a $50,000 settlement with the county DA’s Office for Fish and Game Code violations, including grading a road through a river and preparing a five-acre area within the river for cannabis cultivation, which included hoop houses, underground piping, a generator, and containers of fertilizer, pesticides, and herbicides. Vertical will have to pay $30,000 to the county; $5,000 to the county treasurer, for deposit in the County Fish and Wildlife Propagation Fund; $5,000 to the Department of Fish and Wildlife, for deposit in the Fish and Game Preservation Fund; $3,000 to the Department of Fish and Wildlife; $4,000 to the Timber Regulation and Forest Restoration Fund; $3,000 to the county for reimbursement of district attorney costs of investigation and prosecution; and $5,000 as cost reimbursement to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. The landowner where the cultivation site was being set up also faces $5,250 in fines. California Cannabis Brands Fined for Violating Environmental Laws   CANNABIS CULTIVATOR AND LANDOWNER SETTLE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACTIONS The People Alleged Streambed Alteration and Water Pollution District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced [Tuesday] that her Consumer and Environmental Protection Unit has settled two civil actions alleging environmental violations at 11 Mail Road in Lompoc.  The actions were against the cultivator, Medical Investor Holdings LLC, which does business as Vertical Companies, and the non-profit landowner, Divine Mercy, Inc.  The People alleged that the Fish and Game Code was violated in connection with the cultivation of cannabis; namely, that a road was graded through the Santa Ynez River, an approximately five-acre area within the river channel was graded and prepared for cannabis cultivation, and this same area contained hoop houses, underground piping, uncompacted soil, an electrical…

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