CONGRESSIONAL HEARING: Federal and State Efforts to Restore the Salton Sea

September 24, 2020 @ 9:00 am

Rep. Jared Huffman (D-Calif.), chair of the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife, will lead a hearing titled Federal and State Efforts to Restore the Salton Sea. The event will focus on federal and state agency efforts to mitigate health risks to Californians living near the Salton Sea, where receding sea levels have exposed residents to toxic dust with unsafe levels of selenium, arsenic and industrial runoff.

Thursday’s speakers include:

    • Wade Crowfoot, Secretary,State of California Natural Resources Agency
    • E. Joaquin Esquivel, Chair, California State Water Resources Control Board

The minority has not yet identified a witness for this hearing.

When: 12:00 p.m. Eastern time/9:00am PST

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