Tag Archives | Ted Schade

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LADWP offers plan, makes no water promises

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s Director of Water Operations, Martin Adams, returned to the Inyo Supervisors Tuesday with a project plan concept for the Owens Dry Lake. Bottom line – DWP wants to cut water use for dust control at the lake by half, pump water from under the lake, limit future […]

 
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LADWP goes back to Inyo Supervisors

Eager to push their latest Owens Dry Lake plan, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power will send their Water Operations Director Martin Adams back to the Inyo Supervisors meeting Tuesday. Put simply, that plan could accelerate past the Owens Dry Lake Planning Group, would seek to eliminate any more dust controls at the […]

 
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Letter to the editor: “Love ’em and leave ’em”

Love ’em and Leave ’em by Daniel Pritchett, Bishop Los Angeles’ conquest of Owens Valley was famously compared to rape by Morrow Mayo in 1932. In 2006, LA Water and Power Commissioner Mary Nichols compared the Owens Valley-LA relationship to a troubled marriage. I suggest “seduction” is the best way to understand Owens Lake Master […]

 
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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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LADWP pulls leases under dry lake air monitors

They’re still doing it. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has, for decades, used its land ownership to manipulate life in the Owens Valley. The latest DWP maneuver cancels leases for land under three of the Air Pollution Control District’s Owens Dry Lake air monitors. LADWP doesn’t like what the air monitors are […]

 
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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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Contrails or chemtrails?

Some residents of the Bishop area have lately complained about jet airplane contrails in the sky and the belief that chemical products or some type of haze may hang in the Eastern Sierra skies as a result. The Air Pollution Control District looked into it. Andrea Pucci of Bishop contacted APCD Director Ted Schade to […]

 
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Letter to the Editor: Strong support for Ted Schade

Editor, Strong Support for Ted Schade I for one refuse to stand by and not support Ted Schade, our Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control officer, and my friend, who is currently under attack by the City of Los Angeles. Ted is tirelessly working to ensure public health in the Eastern Sierra and to enforce […]

 
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LADWP suit may also threaten Mono Lake

Since the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power announced its lawsuit Friday against the federal and state governments and local air pollution control district, officials and citizens here have begun to assess possible impacts and criticize the mega-utility for its attacks.  One of the impacts could be on Mono Lake. DWP has asked the […]

 
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