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What’s all the commotion on the West Side of Independence?

All the Commotion on the West Side of Independence? You may have noticed CalFire trucks and lots of work going on behind the museum on the west side of Independence lately. This work is associated with the fire break project that the Independence Fire Safe Council notified Independence residents of via a mailer last month. […]

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Inyo County files legal challenge on LADWP CEQA

Inyo County news release On January 5, the County of Inyo filed litigation challenging the legality of a “negative declaration” adopted by the City of Los Angeles’ Department of Water and Power (LADWP) pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) in November when it approved a two-month pump test of Well 385R, claiming that […]

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Review open on Mammoth Creek West Park

Press release Pursuant to State of California Public Resources Code (PRC) § 21091(a) and the Guidelines for Implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA Guidelines), as amended to date, as Lead Agency, the Town of Mammoth Lakes is circulating for public review a Draft EIR for the proposed Mammoth Creek Park West New Community […]

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2003 injunction lifted at Mammoth-Yosemite Airport

Town of Mammoth Lakes press release On Friday, May 20, 2016 the Town of Mammoth Lakes received notice from the United States District Court, Northern California District that Judge Kandis A. Westmore has filed an Order to Dissolve a 2003 Injunction related to environmental documentation at Mammoth Yosemite Airport (MMH). This is a milestone in […]

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Great Basin files CEQA documents for Owens Lake

From Inyo County The following documents filed and/or posted on April 14, 2016 in the County Clerk’s Office pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA): Document Type:  NOTICE OF DETERMINATION Project Title:  GREAT BASIN UNIFIED AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT BOARD ORDER #160413-01 AUTHORIZED BY CALIFORNIA HEALTH & SAFETY CODE SECTION 42316 FOR THE CITY […]

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DWP wells: Battle of the Bs

By Deb Murphy The 1991 Environmental Impact Report covering “Water from the Owens Valley to Supply the Second Los Angeles Aqueduct” identifies five new Los Angeles Department of Water and Power wells in Bishop. The department began the process for the first two, B-2 north of U.S. Hwy.395 near the Gun Club and B-5 in […]

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CEQA documents posted in Inyo County

The following documents filed and/or posted on February 18, 2016 in the County Clerk’s Office pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA): Document Type:  NOTICE Project Title:  ADOPTION AND APPROVAL OF (1) PROPOSED ORDER UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF CAL. HEALTH & SAFETY CODE SECTION 42316, (2) PROPOSED DISTRICT RULE 433 FOR THE CONTROL OF […]

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BLM, USFS approve geothermal plan

BLM and Inyo National Forest Release Decisions for the CD-IV Geothermal Development Project The Bureau of Land Management’s Bishop Field Office and the U.S. Forest Service, Inyo National Forest, today signed the Records of Decision approving a new 40-megawatt geothermal project near Mammoth Lakes in Mono County. Under the terms of the Records of Decision […]

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Office of Historic Preservation looks into LADWP demolition of 100 year-old building

Inyo County has not yet stated whether the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power violated county rules by demolishing a building in Independence without a demolition permit.  However, the California Office of Historic Preservation has something to say about it. Supervisor of the Local Government Unit of the Office of Historic Preservation, Lucinda Woodward, […]

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