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Archive for July 31st, 2012

Air District Reaches Settlement with EPA on Challenge to Dust Rules

The Imperial County Air Pollution Control District (Air District), together with the California Department of Parks and Recreation (Parks), have entered into a settlement agreement with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that will resolve the Air District’s and Parks’ pending litigation in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  The Air District and Parks had challenged EPA’s July 8, 2010 limited disapproval of the Air District’s Regulation VIII [...]

Road Closures from Yesterday’s Storm

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT July 31, 2012 155 S. 11th Street El Centro, CA 92243 Tel: (760) 482-4462 Fax: (760) 352-1272 The following roads are closed due to yesterday's storm event: Evan Hewes Highway from Dunaway Road to Westside Road Dunaway Road from Interstate 8 to Evan Hewes Highway Imler/Huff Road from Forrester Road to Evan Hewes Highway Ogilby Road from Highway 78 to Interstate 8 Milpitas Wash Road in Palo Verde Walter's Camp Road in Palo Verde Rutherford Road from [...]

Michael Crimmins to challenge State Senator Juan Vargas

By Mario Conde Republican Michael Crimmins will challenge State Senator Juan Vargas this fall for the vacated seat in the newly redrawn 51st Congressional District. Crimmins was able to secure a second place finish in the congressional primary race to advance to the November runoff. Crimmins retired from the active duty Marine Corps following a twenty-one year career that spanned Vietnam through the completion of Operation Desert Storm in Iraq. He trained initially as an artillery officer [...]

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