President’s Comments, New MOU Key Steps Forward


A photo of the Salton Sea taken from Poe Road this month.

Of late, it might appear this blog has become a tale of the Salton Sea, but that should be viewed in a positive light as it suggests the pace at which there are new developments to discuss. Most recently, President Obama was in Lake Tahoe for an environmental summit during which he spoke of the need to reverse the deterioration of the Salton Sea and help “a lot of folks all across the West.” It may only be a single statement, and it may be more symbolic than the kind of call for action most of us would like to see, but nevertheless to have the President speak of the Sea is an important step. The hope is that the Sea has become a Federal priority, and while the truth of that will have to be proven

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