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County of Monterey

Beacon Participant Profile

The Monterey County Government organization acts as a regional leader by ensuring its programs, services, operations, and decision-making processes reflect our deep commitment to environmental integrity, while balancing economic sustainability, social equity and community health for current residents and future generations.

About Monterey County

  • Incorporated: 1850
  • Population: 415,057 (2010) 
  • Area: 3,771 square miles
  • Highest Elevation: 5,865 feet

Climate Action Activities

Climate Action Resources


Agency Energy Savings

  • Gold Level, 15% (2017)

Agency Natural Gas Savings

Agency Greenhouse Gas Reductions

Community Greenhouse Gas Reductions

Sustainability Best Practices

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