LADWP pulls leases under dry lake air monitors (tags)
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 showing.
Riverside; TXI Hexavalent Chromium Cement Dust "Reduced" (tags)
In the past year following a legal settlement, TXI Riverside cement pays 1 million and agrees to clean up of hexavalent chromium laced cement dust, though could be planning a future shut down and eventual conversion of the factory to an EPA Superfund site..
On an Altar of Dust: Lessons from the Farm (tags)
She thinks, “This is all we need: Land and community. It doesn’t matter what we believe, or what our differences are; if we can listen, the land itself will teach us what we need to know.”