Oversight Hearing on Salton Sea Set for Feb. 22


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MECCA, CA – The Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee will hold an oversight hearing Feb. 22 on current efforts and future opportunities to restore the Salton Sea.

Speakers will include representatives from state agencies, local government, academia, and non-governmental organizations.

Among the state and local government offices participating will be the California Natural Resources Agency, Department of Fish and Game, Department of Water Resources, South Coast Air Quality Management District, Imperial County Air Pollution Control District, Imperial Irrigation District, Salton Sea Authority, Coachella Valley Water District, and Riverside County, as well as experts from renewable energy and environmental organizations.

The hearing will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 22 at the North Shore Community Center, 99155 Sea View Drive, Mecca.