Dust hits Lone Pine, too

dry lake

Based on air pollution levels at 2:00 PM on May 25, 2012 a Stage 2 Air Pollution Health Advisory has been issued for the community of Lone Pine.  Due to extreme particulate pollution levels, people are encouraged to stay indoors and to avoid strenuous outdoor activities in the dust-impacted area. Children, the elderly, people with heart or lung problems, or people with current illnesses such as the flu, may be especially sensitive to Owens Lake dust storms and are advised to stay indoors and avoid strenuous outdoor activities in the dust-impacted area.  If you have any questions please call the Great Basin Air Pollution Control District office in Bishop at 760-872-8211.

Health advisories on the web http://www.gbuapcd.org/healthadvisory
District Lone Pine PM10 @ 2:00 PM: 776 µg/m³
Lone Pine Tribe PM10 @ 2:00 PM: 1362 µg/m³


4 Responses to Dust hits Lone Pine, too

  1. Connor May 25, 2012 at 4:58 pm #

    Im coming this weekend with my family and were looking to fish in Independence. Ive heard good things about the fishing. Is there bait in town? If so, where?

    • Benett Kessler May 25, 2012 at 6:44 pm #

      Check with the Shell Station and the Chevron Station.

    • Wayne Deja May 25, 2012 at 9:25 pm #

      Connor .Grey’s Meadow…..upper and lower…great little campgrounds 7 miles west of town. and good fishing…try peach-salmon or yellow power- bait……good luck…

    • Big AL May 26, 2012 at 9:35 pm #

      Hope y’all have a good trip this weekend, enjoy.


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