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Great Basin files CEQA documents for Owens Lake

From Inyo County The following documents filed and/or posted on April 14, 2016 in the County Clerk’s Office pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA): Document Type:  NOTICE OF DETERMINATION Project Title:  GREAT BASIN UNIFIED AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT BOARD ORDER #160413-01 AUTHORIZED BY CALIFORNIA HEALTH & SAFETY CODE SECTION 42316 FOR THE CITY […]

 
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DWP wells: Battle of the Bs

By Deb Murphy The 1991 Environmental Impact Report covering “Water from the Owens Valley to Supply the Second Los Angeles Aqueduct” identifies five new Los Angeles Department of Water and Power wells in Bishop. The department began the process for the first two, B-2 north of U.S. Hwy.395 near the Gun Club and B-5 in […]

 
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CEQA documents posted in Inyo County

The following documents filed and/or posted on February 18, 2016 in the County Clerk’s Office pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA): Document Type:  NOTICE Project Title:  ADOPTION AND APPROVAL OF (1) PROPOSED ORDER UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF CAL. HEALTH & SAFETY CODE SECTION 42316, (2) PROPOSED DISTRICT RULE 433 FOR THE CONTROL OF […]

 
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Keith Rainville, Inyo County Water Department hydrologist

Report from Five Bridges field trip

By Deb Murphy Three hundred acres scarred by lost meadow grasses in the Five Bridges area, north of Bishop, south of the Owens River, could be the poster child for failed mitigation of groundwater pumping. The mantra — if there is damage, it will be mitigated — has not worked at Five Bridges. The water […]

 
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BLM, USFS approve geothermal plan

BLM and Inyo National Forest Release Decisions for the CD-IV Geothermal Development Project The Bureau of Land Management’s Bishop Field Office and the U.S. Forest Service, Inyo National Forest, today signed the Records of Decision approving a new 40-megawatt geothermal project near Mammoth Lakes in Mono County. Under the terms of the Records of Decision […]

 
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Office of Historic Preservation looks into LADWP demolition of 100 year-old building

Inyo County has not yet stated whether the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power violated county rules by demolishing a building in Independence without a demolition permit.  However, the California Office of Historic Preservation has something to say about it. Supervisor of the Local Government Unit of the Office of Historic Preservation, Lucinda Woodward, […]

 
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