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As the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power continues refining its Owens Lake Master Plan with the aid of members of the Lake Master Planning Committee, one long-time committee member has called it quits.
The Owens Valley Committee, which has been a member of the Owens Lake Master Planning Committee since its inception, announced earlier this month that it cannot support the LADWPâ€™s plan, and will not be participating in any further committee meetings to work on the plan.
The LADWP created the Owens Lake Master Planning Committee in 2010 in an effort to develop a long-term plan for the dry lake bed that would prevent dust impacts to local communities while maintaining wildlife habitat.
(Read more in the Thursday, May 30, 2013 edition of The Inyo Register.)