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Update from Standing Committee meeting

Numbers and locations have been thrown out since Monday’s Tech Group meeting, but the final decision on how to provide adequate irrigation for Owens Valley agriculture was postponed at Thursday’s Standing Committee meeting. Farmers and ranchers will have to wait until June 4 to know how many cuts they’ll get from their alfalfa fields, how […]

 
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Changes could come to LORP

By Deb Murphy A light at the end of the Lower Owens River canal began to shine after 4-1/2 hours of presentations and discussions Wednesday in Independence. As the packed Board of Supervisor chambers began to empty following the Lower Owens River Project Annual Report meeting, Sierra Club representatives and Los Angeles Department of Water […]

 
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Inyo Supervisors vote for Crystal Geyser expansion

After more than four hours of talk, testimony and votes, the Inyo Supervisors denied appeals, called for a more extensive monitoring program and approved the planning measures that moved forward a major $25 million expansion project of the Crystal Geyser Plant at Cartago. The Elton Family Trust, the Cartago Water Company and the Owens Valley […]

 
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LADWP demands hit Owens Lake Master Plan meeting

More than 40 people from many agencies, environmental groups and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power recently met in Bishop at the new Tallman Pavillion. The group is the Owens Lake Master Plan Committee. At that meeting, LADWP released what many perceived as an ultimatum that looked like a back-door effort to erode […]

 
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Successful citizens group holds fundraiser

When local government has failed to protect Inyo resources, the Owens Valley Committee has stepped in and successfully pressed the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to do the right thing for the environment.  This Saturday, OVC will hold a fundraiser.  Mark Bagley of OVC sent along an open invitation for the public:   […]

 
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