Near Keeler in Inyo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Owens Lake Dust Mitigation Program
Dust blowing from the dry lakebed became a problem for the communities surrounding Owens Lake, and its presence eventually constituted a violation of the Federal air quality dust standard. In July of 1998, the City of Los Angeles and the Great Basin United Air Pollution Control District entered into a historic agreement committing the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to mitigate the dust conditions.
This marker signifies the first phase of a dust control program
This program is part of s series of actions in which the City of Los Angeles and the Department of Water and Power have taken positive steps to protect the environment.
Erected 2001 by Los Angeles Department of Water & Power.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Environment. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list.
Location. 36° 30.349′ N, 117° 53.321′ W. Marker is near Keeler, California, in Inyo County. Marker is on California Route 136, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Keeler CA 93530, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Keeler (approx. 1˝ miles away); Owens Lake Silver-Lead Furnace (approx. 1.6 miles away); Cerro Gordo (approx. 1.8 miles away); Dolomite Mine (approx. 3.4 miles away); "Cottonwood Charcoal Kilns" (approx. 9.9 miles away); Lone Pine Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 11 miles away); Lone Pine Film Museum (approx. 11.6 miles away); The Duke and the Dow (approx. 11.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Keeler.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 25, 2014, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 554 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 25, 2014, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.