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  • ... had better get used to smelling the Salton Sea , because this week's stench will almost certainly return ... evaporated within a few years in the hyperarid Colorado Desert . But runoff from irrigated farms and Imperial County's cities ...
  • ... the State of California takes action, and that's bad news for wildlife. To understand why, we have to talk about the ... northeast of present-day Yuma, the Colorado sprayed back and forth across the landscape like a slow-motion firehose, blocking ...
  • ... projects to the Legislature. This is all great news for the Sea , its wildlife, and anyone who stands a chance of ... Agreement was signed, which seemed like a lot of time back then. Once that mitigation water stops, the Sea won't have ...
  • Could the Sea of Cortez ever come back to reclaim the land of the Imperial and Coachella Valleys? ... of glacial ice sheets, and we've learned a fair bit of bad news about ice sheets since. Ice on water floats isostatically, like ice ...
  • 2012 was a year of change for the California Desert , as human society elsewhere increasingly closed its grip on the ... comfort. But in a couple of ways, the desert struck back . [scald=39616:kl_image_original_context ... back . in January, Jerry Brown cut funding to the Salton Sea Restoration Council, which had never met since its 2010 ...
  • ... report says that despite the daunting price tag fixing the Salton Sea , doing nothing could cost at least $10 billion more, and perhaps $50 ...
  • ... much dies here. Everyone but the locals focus on the bad news . Nyland passes by, then Calipatria, but all is silent in the ... As he moves cautiously along, he puts a garbage can top back in place, picks up pieces of litter, and looks at the blackened walls of ...
  • ... hundreds of square miles of alkaline lake bed to the desert winds, worsening air pollution in what is already one of the ... Resources Control Board to force the QSA's parties back to the negotiating table to hammer out a workable plan to ...
  • A seismic study of the Salton Basin published this week may hold a key to better understanding ... {"additionalClasses":""}] Salton Sea after sunset | Creative Commons photo by slworking2 A seismic ... years in which Ancient Lake Cahuilla weighed down the desert floor, five quakes of magnitudes estimated to be larger than 7.0 ...
  • ... Shore has to offer the world, as if there were some hidden physical attribute that could sway people's preconceived notions about ... the functioning arms cleverly hidden behind the back of the other set of actors -- about a maniacal chef and an unfortunate ...

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