Salton Sea, CA – For those interested in the ongoing mystery of whether anything meaningful will be done to Save Our Sea, the answer is – probably not. On June 5, California voters decided to approve a bond dedicating a measly $200M to the Sea when billions are needed to address what environmentalists call an ecological Chernobyl. State Water Board 3/20/18 Agenda Hope rather than action remains the State of California’s #1 strategy. See CURE’s recent comments to the State Water Resources Control Board lamblasting a “feel good” process that will accomplish nothing over the next 10 years but divert money and attention away from solving the real problem.
Parties supporting the International Canal Project submitted responses on March 9, 2018 to the Resources Agency’s Request for Information on developing an international canal linking the Salton Sea to the Sea of Cortes (potentially by renovating and expanding the existing Coyote Canal) which many acknowledge is the only feasible engineering option to preserve or restore the Sea.
Coyote Canal, Mexico. Black Moon Productions Photo