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Update on proposed drilling at Conglomerate Mesa

MINING COMPANY ABANDONS EXPLORATION AT CONGLOMERATE MESA, BLM ALLOWS CLAIM HOLDERS TO SHOP PROJECT TO OTHERS Local advocates continue fight against proposed drilling in the Eastern Sierra, as BLM informs groups that claim holders are searching for company to take up project Press release from Sierra Club and Friends of the Inyo BISHOP, CA — […]

 
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It’s that time for fire restrictions, burn-permit suspensions

BLM announces seasonal fire restrictions for public lands managed by Bishop Field Office BISHOP, Calif. –The Bureau of Land Management will implement fire restrictions for public lands managed by the Bishop Field Office in Inyo and Mono counties beginning Monday, July 2. The restrictions will remain in effect until further notice. “These seasonal restrictions are […]

 
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Groups, residents oppose mining at Conglomerate Mesa

Friends of the Inyo, Sierra Club press release RESIDENTS UNITE IN OPPOSITION TO MINING AT CONGLOMERATE MESA Bureau of Land Management defies community consensus; gives the green light for gold exploration near Death Valley National Park Bishop, CA — The Bureau of the Land Management recently announced a decision to allow exploration for gold at […]

 
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BLM OKs exploratory drilling at Conglomerate Mesa

By Deb Murphy Silver Standard U.S. Holdings Inc. got the green light from the Bureau of Land Management’s Ridgecrest Regional Office for exploratory drilling on Conglomerate Mesa in the Inyo Mountains. The decision of record requires aerial access to the site rather than re-opening roads to the area. Friends of the Inyos, one of the […]

 
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Pictured are Debra Hein, Center Manager for the Inyo National Forest and BLM Bishop Field Office Dispatch Center, Andrew Kong, Assistant Center Manager, and Jill Erhard-Moore,  Center Manager San Bernardino National Forest  after Andrew received the Golden Mic Award.

Andrew Kong earns ‘Golden Mic’ Award

Press release Andrew Kong, the Assistant Center Manager for Inyo National Forest and BLM Bishop Field Office Dispatch Center, has received the Pacific Southwest Region (PSW) of the U.S. Forest Service “Golden Mic” Award for his excellence in service in 2017. The PSW of the USFS represents forests in California, Hawai’i, and the U.S. affiliated […]

 
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Update on MCWD request for environmental review

By Deb Murphy Armed with what he sees as a flaw in the impermeable barrier between Mammoth’s town water supplies and Ormat Technologies’ expanded geothermal facility, district general manager Patrick Hayes asked the Mammoth Town Council last Wednesday to put the item on a future agenda. Mayor John Wentworth agreed, but he may be the […]

 
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Comments sought on OHMVR grant funds

Press release BISHOP, Calif. – The Inyo National Forest and the Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office (BLM) have submitted to the California State Parks Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) preliminary applications for grant funds to enhance and manage motorized recreation. The agencies invite public comments on the preliminary grant applications. These and all other applicants’ grant […]

 
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Ormat to conduct geothermal well testing

Press release MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif. – The Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office, in coordination with the Inyo National Forest Mammoth Lakes Ranger District, has approved a proposal by Ormat Nevada Inc. to conduct a 30-day flow and injection test of two existing geothermal wells near the town of Mammoth Lakes. The flow and […]

 
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BLM’s Larry Primosch earns top award

Press release WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday the Secretary of the Interior presented the he Bureau of Land Management (BLM) with three 2016 Federal Customer Service Awards. The awards recognized the Recreation Mapping Project, work by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) and Larry R. Primosch for their outstanding professionalism and public service. Larry R. Primosch, […]

 
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Fire restrictions going into effect July 1

Press release The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Bishop Field Office and the Inyo National Forest are implementing fire restrictions. The restrictions are in effect on all BLM public lands managed by the Bishop Field Office and Inyo National Forest lands with the exception of certain wilderness areas (see list below). “We look at fuel […]

 
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