Fee Case Settlement - February 11, 2014
The Great Basin Air Pollution Control District and the City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power jointly announce that they have settled a lawsuit brought by Great Basin against the City in Kern County Superior Court regarding payment of air pollution control fees. In the spirit of improved cooperation between the City and Great Basin, the parties agreed to settle the Kern lawsuit and resolve various appeals before the California Air Resources Board. There were no fines or penalties imposed. The City has agreed to provide $1.2 million to Great Basin to be used for various air pollution mitigation projects throughout Inyo, Mono and Alpine Counties, as well as $150,000 to provide solar power for six public service districts in the southern Owens Valley. In addition, Great Basin and the City are continuing their discussions of new and efficient ways to control air pollution from the dried Owens Lake bed.
Appeal No. 3
Appeal of Board Order No. 111205-01a for Payment of Attorney's Fees Associated with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's Appeal of the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District's 2011 Supplemental Control Requirements Determination
Appeal No. 4
Appeal of Board Order No. 120524-01a for Payment of Fiscal Year 2012-13 Mitigation Fees Ordered by the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District
Appeal No. 5
Appeal of Board Order No. 120524-01b for Payment of Fiscal Year 2012-13 Legal Fees Ordered by the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District