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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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LA Times ad blasts APCD over dry lake clean-up

Over the years, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s wholesale water diversion from the Owens Valley dried up the Owens Lake and created what has been described as the worst dust pollution of its kind in the western hemisphere. Now, DWP wants no more responsibility to clean up the remaining dust, appealed a […]

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