Letter: Comments on Dust Issues in Mojave AQMD Rule 401
Posted byon August 22, 2023
Related MBCA News follows this letter.
Posted by· October 24, 2023 8:44 PMAdd your reaction ShareMBCA's October 23 comment letter about the proposed Easley Solar Project near Lake Tamarisk and Desert Center explains how the proposal will add to the already excessive dust problems in current projects nearby, affecting residents' health and violating concepts of environmental justice. Additionally and critically, undisturbed desert land provides carbon sequestration that has far more value and far less harm than scraping more desert for industrial scale solar.Posted by· August 22, 2023 6:23 PMAdd your reaction ShareMBCA's comment letter to the Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District summarizes the serious particulate matter issues (excessive dust) that result from large scale solar developments and requests that such situations be directly addressed in the agency's proposed Rule 401. "Currently neither the MDAQMD, or the County of San Bernardino Land Use Services require or, act upon knowledge of the soils and the hazard of blowing dust."See All Dust Issue NewsDo you like this post?