Add comment on:Frac Free Mendocino County Earth Day Update: Precautionary Principle Policy
Application of Offshore Moratorium on Oil and Gas Development, Exploration and/or Production within the County of Mendocino, under the guidance of the Precautionary Principle MENDOCINO COUNTY POLICY #43 PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE POLICY - Where threats of serious or irreversible damage to people or nature exist, lack of full scientific certainty about cause and effect shall not be viewed as sufficient reason for the County to postpone cost effective measures to prevent the degradation of the environment or protect the health of its residents. Any gaps in scientific data uncovered by the examination of alternatives will provide a guidepost for future research, but will not prevent protective action from being taken by the County.
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