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Clean air grants fund 29 projects

July 14, 2014

Steve Baldwin, co-owner of Bishop Creek Farm in Big Pine, pilots his refurbished, “zero emissions” electric tractor. Instead of relying on a standard diesel tractor, Bishop Creek Farm purchased and old tractor and retrofitted it with an electric motor with funds provided by CAPP. Photo by Lisa Isaacs

The Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District is pleased to report that as of the end of June, its Clean Air Projects Program (CAPP) has resulted in yearly reductions of more than 1.13 million pounds of air pollution District-wide.
Throughout Inyo, Mono and Alpine counties, more than 29 different projects were funded in whole or in part through CAPP. Initially kicked-off in late 2011, CAPP is now closing out the last of its projects.

Read the full story in the Tuesday, July 15, 2014 edition of The Inyo Register.

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