GREAT BASIN UNIFIED AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT: Particulate Pollution Health Advisory Program for the Owens Lake Area
Health advisories are issued when dust storms from Owens Dry Lake cause air pollution to exceed selected trigger levels. (Area MAP)


Based on air pollution levels at 11:30 A.M. on January 23, 2006 a Stage 1 Air Pollution Health Advisory has been issued for the community of Olancha.

Olancha TEOM = 688.9 µg/m³ @ 1130(PST).

Due to elevated particulate pollution levels, children, the elderly, people with heart or lung problems, or people with current illnesses such as the flu, are advised to stay indoors and avoid strenuous outdoor activities in the dust-impacted area. If you have any questions please call the Great Basin Air Pollution Control District office in Bishop at 872-8211. An update of this advisory is available by calling 872-8211.

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