Tag: air quality

LA Times article highlights familiar DWP tactics

Today’s LA Times article describes the latest chapter in the drawn-out tussle between air quality regulators and the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (DWP) in the Owens Valley. DWP was recently fined by the Great Basin Unified Air…

Mono Lake returns to NPR’s Blue Dot podcast

You might remember hearing the Mono Lake story on NPR’s Blue Dot Podcast in May of 2021. Host Dave Schlom chatted with Nora Livingston, our Lead Naturalist Guide, about the geology, ecosystems, and organisms of Mono Lake, and later with…

San Francisco Chronicle covers Mono Lake’s low level

Readers in the San Francisco Bay Area opened the San Francisco Chronicle this morning to see a feature article about Mono Lake and the challenges the present-day, persistent low lake level presents for humans, birds, and the environment alike, challenges…

Drought worsens at Mono Lake

Drought forces reduced diversions, causes problems for nesting birds and air quality Mono Lake is suffering from a severe drought. The lake has dropped more than three feet in elevation since 2019, exposing more lakebed. Dust storms have become more…
Mono Lake Committee staff reading the level of Mono Lake.

Mono’s low level makes LA Times front page

This morning Angelenos and Los Angeles Times readers around the world woke up and saw Mono Lake above the fold in an article with the headline, “Push to tame dust from lake.” The story is one that those following Mono…