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Sen. Feinstein requests information on Ormat project

– MCWD press release Mammoth Lakes, CA – Mammoth Community Water District (MCWD) today released a letter from United States Senator Dianne Feinstein detailing the Senator’s inquiry about the proposed Casa Diablo IV Geothermal Project (Casa Diablo IV). The project could negatively impact the region’s limited water supply. The project, owned by Ormat Technologies Inc., would pump  29,000 […]

 
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Mono Supervisor candidates on ORMAT

Earlier this month, the Mammoth Noon Rotary Club gathered Mono County Supervisor candidates and questioned them as one large group as part of a County Candidates Forum. Included were District 5 candidates Greg Eckert, Kirk Stapp, and Stacy Corless along with District 1 candidates Larry Johnston and Bill Sauser. Rick Phelps asked the questions. Candidates […]

 
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ORMAT talks geothermal

A reminder from John Wentworth and the Mammoth Lakes Trails and Public Access organization that the next in a series of Mammoth Trails meetings will take place Thursday, April 24 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at the Mammoth Lakes Library. Following up on the last meeting and a presentation by Patrick Hayes of the Mammoth […]

 
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Mammoth Town Council supports MCWD over ORMAT plans

The powers-that-be in Washington reportedly want the project done. The Forest Service and BLM signed off on ORMAT geothermal’s environmental document in a record 7 days. In the face of an apparent fast track, plans for geothermal expansion and up to 16 new groundwater wells have caused grave concerns about impacts on Mammoth’s town water […]

 
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Geothermal perspectives

The geothermal company in Mammoth Lakes, ORMAT, wants to expand its operations and drill up to 16 more geothermal wells. Mammoth Community Water District has appealed the EIR on that project and holds grave concerns about harmful impacts on Mammoth’s underground water supply. So, when an ORMAT representative spoke in public comment at Mammoth’s Planning […]

 
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Mammoth Trails meeting

For those who want a front row seat to development of recreation and trails, checkout the first in a series of meetings hosted by Mammoth Lakes Trails and Public Access, funded by Mono County. The meeting takes place Thursday from 5pm to 7pm at the Mammoth Lakes Library. The topics include a wide variety of […]

 
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Mammoth’s water vs geothermal expansion

Would expansion of the Casa Diablo Geothermal operation damage the water supply of Mammoth Lakes? Opinions on that vary, and the Air Pollution Control Board has asked Mammoth Community Water District and geothermal company, Ormat, to work it out. APCD is the lead agency for the environmental review of Ormat’s proposed geothermal expansion. When the […]

 
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