Salton Sea

A number of state legislators and other officials are unhappy about how long it's taking to implement a plan to preserve the shrinking Salton Sea before toxin-laden dust from the increasingly dry lake bed poses serious environmental and health problems in the region.  More from Capital Public Radio's Ezra David Romero.

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The State Assembly Committee on Water, Parks, and Wildlife  held a public hearing Tuesday, May 8th, on the plan to rehabilitate the shrinking Salton Sea in Imperial County.

The Salton Sea has been shrinking rapidly in 2018, after most of the water it used to get from agricultural run-off was directed to other parts in the state last year. And less water means more exposed lake-bed, which comes with a number of problems.

California regulators have committed to a ten-year plan to deal with the shrinking Salton Sea.  KPBS's Erik Anderson has details.

California officials have proposed spending more than $400 million over ten years to slow the shrinkage of the state's largest lake, the Salton Sea, southeast of the Coachella Valley.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

A swarm of small earthquakes followed a moderate temblor that shook an area southeast of the Inland Empire yesterday (Monday).  KVCR's Rick Dulock has details.

A new collaboration between the state of California and the federal government is getting resources from the Obama Administration and good reviews from local leaders trying to save the Salton Sea - California's largest inland body of water - from drying up.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has a short report.