Tag Archives | Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District

Ann Piersall, left, Deputy Air Pollution Control Officer, and Phill Kiddoo, right, Air Pollution
Control Officer, at the Plover Wing Plaza on Owens Lake on January 3rd, 2017.

Ann Piersall new Control Officer at GBUAPCD

Press release Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District (District) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Ann Piersall to the position of Deputy Air Pollution Control Officer (Deputy APCO). The District is a joint agency of Alpine, Mono and Inyo Counties responsible for all federal and state air quality standards to protect the health and welfare […]

 
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LADWP/GBAPCD settle lawsuits over dust control and look forward to more use of waterless control methods without harming wildlife

City of Los Angeles and Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District Reach Historic Comprehensive Agreement on Owens Lake Dust Mitigation LOS ANGELES and BISHOP, CA – Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, LA City Attorney Mike Feuer, DWP Commission President Mel Levine and Owens Valley air pollution control representatives Ron Hames, Linda Arcularius and Matt […]

 
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Two Inyo Supervisors want more power on APCD Board

  Two Inyo County Supervisors appear to want to take seats away from Mono County, the Town of Mammoth Lakes and/ or Alpine County Supervisors who sit on the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control Board. Why would any of those agencies give up representation on that board? Tuesday, Supervisors Linda Arcularius and Matt Kingsley […]

 
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Cleaner skies will you see

    Cleaner Skies Ahead in the Eastern Sierra Bishop, CA – Recently, and in no uncertain terms, the World Health Organization declared that all types of outdoor air pollution, including dust and smoke, causes cancer. Last summer’s air was especially dangerous as smoke from burning forests filled local skies with dangerous levels of pollution […]

 
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Local art with a message

With Christmas gifts on the mind now, some shoppers look to locally produced art with some social or environmental benefit. One wall calendar shows off Eastern Sierra skies and supports clean air. Such a project features photographer Andy Selters in conjunction with the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District and the Clean Air Projects […]

 
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LADWP and APCD reach agreement on dust control and cultural resources

GREAT BASIN AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT AND THE LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND POWER REACH AGREEMENT TO SAFEGUARD NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURAL RESOURCES, REDUCE DUST FROM THE KEELER DUNES, AND IMPLEMENT NEW WATER-SAVING DUST CONTROL MEASURES  (Press Release) [Los Angeles, CA and Bridgeport, CA, June 27, 2013] — The Los Angeles Department of Water and […]

 
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LADWP loses yet another court case

Court dismisses another attempt by the Los Angeles Department of Water to sueAir District in Owens Lake fee case     (Press Release) Today, the Kern County Superior Court in Bakersfield dismissed a Los Angeles Department of Water and Power counter-suit against the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District.  The countersuit was in response […]

 
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Dangerous dust for Keeler, Bishop, Independence

  STAGE 2 HEALTH ADVISORY   Based on air pollution levels at 1:00 PM on April 8, 2013 a Stage 2 Air Pollution Health Advisory has been issued for the communities of KEELER, BISHOP, and INDEPENDENCE. Due to extreme particulate pollution levels, people are encouraged to stay indoors and to avoid strenuous outdoor activities in the dust-impacted area. Children, […]

 
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Dust from the Gobi Desert clouds Owens Valley

Why has our air looked so hazy since last Friday? It was made in China, you might say, and blown across the globe to California. Hard to believe, but Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District Director Ted Schade confirmed it. NASA documented by satellite the Gobi Desert phenomenon. Schade said that in the Spring […]

 
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APCD, LADWP court update

According to the Los Angeles Daily Journal, a U.S. District judge in Fresno could issue an opinion “any day” on whether or not to dismiss the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power lawsuit against the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District and others. Originally, LADWP filed suit against not only the APCD but […]

 
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LADWP loses another legal fight with APCD

Court rules against Los Angeles Department of Water and Power in Owens Lake fee case Press Release from Great Basin Air Pollution Control District Date: December 17, 2012 Today, in another setback for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, the Kern County Superior Court ruled that LADWP must pay more than one million dollars in fees that it deliberately withheld related to air pollution control measures for the dried […]

 
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State Air Board rules against LADWP

State Air Board rules against Los Angeles Department of Water and Power in Owens Lake appeal Date: November 19, 2012  Press Release – In a long awaited decision, the California Air Resources Board today ruled that the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is required to construct additional air pollution controls on the dried […]

 
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