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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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Clean air money pays for Mono facilities upgrade

(Mono County Press Release) The Mono County Facilities Department is pleased to announce the completion of the exhaust pollution removal system installations at all of our County Road Shops (Walker, Bridgeport, Lee Vining, Benton, and Crowley Lake). These systems will address two significant issues which are the reduction of air pollution, and the waste of […]

 
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LADWP PR video compared to dustcam

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power General Manager Ron Nichols made a big fuss over Mammoth’s Water District hiring a public relations firm to get their water rights’ story out. Now, DWP, which has used PR firms for years, just put out a new, slick publicity video on the Owens Dry Lake. The DWP […]

 
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Winds, dust pollution hit Bishop

STAGE 1 HEALTH ADVISORY  Based on air pollution levels at 1:00 PM PDT on May 14, 2012 a Stage 1 Air Pollution Health Advisory has been issued for the community of Bishop.  Due to elevated particulate pollution levels, children, the elderly, people with heart or lung problems, or people with current illnesses such as the […]

 
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Clean air projects exceed funds

Bishop, CA – In another sign of the depressed economic and increased environmental awareness times, the Clean Air Projects Program recently announced that it received 49 proposals requesting $16.5 million in funding for ‘clean air projects’ throughout the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District, with includes Alpine, Inyo and Mono Counties. With a budget […]

 
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Workshops on clean air project funding

Bishop, CA – The Clean Air Projects Program is offering three upcoming workshops to assist anyone interested in funding proposals for ‘clean air projects’ within the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District. Those with questions or who want advice on the proposal process are encouraged to attend a workshop next week. All three are […]

 
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