KING CITY — The Monterey County Health Department, Environmental Health Bureau, in conjunction with the Growers Shippers Association, presents the 17th annual South County Environmental Compliance Workshop, “Monterey County Hazardous Materials Management Service Update,” on Wednesday, April 12, from 7 a.m. to noon, in the Orradre Building at the Salinas Valley Fairgrounds, 625 Division St., in King City.

The workshop is free to all businesses, government agencies and members of the public. Refreshments will be served to all attendees.

The focus of this year’s workshop will be on current environmental issues, such as large and small quantity hazardous waste generator regulation, waste tires and solid waste regulation, Office of Emergency Services winter storm and drought update, aboveground storage of petroleum (APSA) update, agricultural field toilet regulation, PG&E storm and flood update, upcoming medical cannabis issues and a lively CERS discussion.

The goal of the workshop is to provide the agricultural industry, businesses, agencies and the public with current information relating to environmental laws and regulations and available resources. Attendees will gain insight and awareness of local, state and federal regulations, as well as contacts and resources for future reference.

To register for this workshop, visit

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