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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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Letter to the Editor: Plea to LA’s Mayor

Mayor Eric Garcetti, City of Los Angeles Dear Mayor Garcetti, I am a resident of the town of Independence in the Owens Valley. Along with many other residents of Owens Valley, I am deeply concerned about the proposal by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to construct a 1200-acre industrial solar installation known […]

 
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Letter to the Editor: DWP’s “long, checkered history” on Manzanar

Manzanar Committee Launches Letter-Writing Campaign In Opposition To LADWP Solar Ranch Near Manzanar LOS ANGELES — On December 5, the Manzanar Committee announced the launch of a letter-writing campaign, urging community members to send letters to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) stating their opposition to the proposed Southern Owens Valley Solar […]

 
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DWP solar project comment deadline extended

Once again, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has extended the comment period on the Draft EIR of the Southern Owens Valley Solar Ranch Project. Originally, DWP made their Draft EIR available August 30th with a deadline for comments on October 18th. For whatever reason, DWP has extended that deadline a few times. […]

 
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LA Times reveals identity of 1976 aqueduct bombers

Back in 1976 when John Heston and Benett Kessler started Eastern Sierra News Service, a drought hit the Eastern Sierra and so did major political controversy over the Department of Water and Power’s aggressive groundwater pumping. It was the fall of that year when two young, local men bombed the Alabama Gates, part of the […]

 
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Mules take center stage with artist’s direction

On Friday, October 18th, 100 mules and people from Eastern Sierra pack stations will gather at the intake of the Los Angeles Aqueduct to begin a 240-mile march to Los Angeles. The event marks the 100th anniversary of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power aqueduct. This anniversary is met with some cynicism in […]

 
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100 Mule March connects Owens Valley with LA

On October 18th, 100 mules and people from Eastern Sierra pack stations will gather at the intake of the Los Angeles Aqueduct to begin a 240-mile march to Los Angeles. The event marks the 100th anniversary of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power aqueduct. This anniversary is met with some cynicism in the […]

 
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Seats available on Inyo Water Commission

The Inyo Water Commission was formed under the Long-Term Water Agreement between Inyo County and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power in the early 90s. It was designed to be the public body that connects the people of the Owens Valley to water issues. Inyo County recently announced that two seats on the […]

 
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Questions of air quality law between DWP and APCD

With last minute surprises from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, the Great Basin Air Pollution Control Board met recently in Mammoth Lakes. The APCD Board had approved a Term Sheet which required crafting of a draft settlement agreement on taking care of dust at Keeler and another three square mile area. Records […]

 
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