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Saving the Sea: Work to Mitigate the Deterioration of the Salton Sea Is Finally Under Way—and the State Is Seeking Public Input

The Salton Sea was accidentally created in 1905, and its relentless deterioration began in earnest after the area’s heyday as a resort area in the 1950s and 1960s. In the decades since, water levels have dropped precipitously, while pollution and salinization levels have skyrocketed—and as a result, the lake is a gradually evolving natural disaster […]