Map error will lead to Upper Ojai drilling permit review

Kimberly Rivers, Ojai Valley News correspondent

Due to an error uncovered by Citizens For Responsible Oil and Gas (CFROG) the Ventura County Planning Department has nullified a recent approval granted to Mirada Petroleum, which allowed the drilling of three new wells, redrilling of one well and the use of Koenigstein Road in Upper Ojai to access oil wells.

The project will have to be reanalyzed under the more stringent policies of the Ojai Valley Area Plan.

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