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LADWP issues statement on LORP report

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is grateful for the public participation and open communication expressed in the public meeting held January 14, 2015 in Independence on the 2014 Lower Owens River Project (LORP) Draft Report and Adaptive Management Recommendations.  LADWP is optimistic about jointly moving forward with the MOU Parties to […]

 
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LORP questions: OVC discovers water pumped back to aqueduct could fill South Lake

New Owens Valley Committee Board Investigates Lower Owens River Project   (Press Release) Owens Valley Committee (OVC) is watching to ensure the goals of the Inyo/LA Water Agreement and its numerous mitigation projects are met.  OVC members, including new Board President Mary Roper, convened a study session regarding the Lower Owens River Project (LORP) on […]

 
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More on solar concerns

  With County plans for solar development sites much reduced, uncertainties still remain until the Planning Department Staff comes back to the Board of Supervisors with a final revision of the Renewable Energy General Plan Amendment. During the Tuesday discussions about solar development, some legal and environmental issues came up. Don Mooney, attorney for the […]

 
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New website rallies citizens

Angered by the Inyo Planning Commission’s refusal to listen to the public outcry against industrial solar development, citizens have now created a website and a petition to convince the Inyo Supervisors to reject the Planning Department’s Renewable Energy General Plan Amendment. In a packed house crowd of citizens February 26th, people spoke passionately about the […]

 
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River flow stymied

by Charles James The Lower Owens River Project continues to garner much interest with local groups. At the packed public meeting held in Bishop on January 13th at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Conference Room, the room was literally packed to capacity with more than 4 dozen local residents, and representatives from […]

 
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LORP meeting on current findings

(press release – Inyo Water Dept.) A public meeting to discuss the current findings of environmental conditions present within the Lower Owens River Project, and adaptive management recommendations made in response to those findings, will be held at 8:00 AM, on Monday January 13, at LADWP’s Bishop Office (300 Mandich St., 93514). Those attending will […]

 
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Wade and learn at the Lower Owens River

– Press release  The public is invited to wade into the middle of the Lower Owens River and soak up the latest developments and information about the massive river restoration project. The field trip is being led by Leigh Parmenter and Katie Quinlan, the principles of the Eastern Sierra Watershed Project, which is part of […]

 
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DWP solar project comment period extended

The Inyo Supervisors recently sent in comments of concern for environmental impacts from the Department of Water and Power’s proposed solar project, and now everyone can continue to comment through November 4th. DWP extended their comment deadline. It is DWP that will complete an Environmental Impact Report on the Southern Owens Valley Solar Ranch Project […]

 
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