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AQMD Approves Clean Air Measure

Air quality officials approved a key measure Friday designed to reduce dust particles stirred up from mining operations — a move that could erect another hurdle to the proposed open-pit mine in Soledad Canyon.

On a 9-2 vote, members of the South Coast Air Quality Management District gave a nod to the measure, which they hope will elevate air quality readings to the federally mandated level for 2006.


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