TheresidentsoftheNipomoMesaexperiencedunedustfirsthand.Theyseeit,theybreatheit,andit accumulatesoneveryexposedsurfaceatanalarmingrate.Residentshavebeencallingforactionfor manyyears.AstheNipomoMesacommunityhasgrown,andasresidentshavebecomemoreawareof thefacts,thecallsforeffectiveactionhavegrownlouderandwider.TheNipomoMesaConcerned CitizensforCleanAirisapartofthismovement,butthereareotherconcernedvoicesintheMesa communityandtheCounty.Thelinksbelowaretoplaceswherethesevoicescanbereadandheard, including public officials.Thesesourcesincludestatementsofopinion,whichareincludedheretoshowthenatureandscopeof concernswithinthecommunity.Theopinionsexpresseddonotnecessarilyrepresentthepositionof Nipomo Mesa Concerned Citizens for Clean Air or its supporters.
View video of CARB and OHMVR Division presentations, and public comment on the dune dust issue. Board members expressed support for APCO’s Notice of Violation to State Parks, and members expressed serious concern about lack of mitigation.
San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District Board
Viewpoint article about failure of the Board of Supervisors to discuss the Health Commission letter to the Board on dune dust health hazards.
San Luis Obispo Tribune - Viewpoint by Arlene Versaw
Viewpoint article calling on the Board of Supervisors use County ownership of La Grande Tract to force State Parks to negotiate a new memorandum of understanding that protects Mesa residents from excessive dune dust emissions.
San Luis Obispo Tribune - Viewpoint by Larry Versaw, former mayor of Grover Beach and President of Mesa Community Alliance
View video of the Clean Air Informational Forum sponsored by Nipomo Mesa Concerned Citizens for Clean Air at the Trilogy Monarch Club. Presentations on health effects of fine particle air pollution and what causes the unnatural levels of such pollution from the the Oceano Dunes SVRA.