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Salton Sea discussed

(Round table discussion)…It was set up by Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia.

It was held Friday at the North Shore Beach and Yacht Club in Mecca. Participating in the discussion was Designated Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, County Intergovernmental Relations Director Gary Wyatt, members of the Salton Sea Authority and Assemblyman Garcia. It was to discuss the status of the Salton Sea and proposed plans for restoration. During the discussion Speaker Designate Rendon was informed of current projects, proposed projects and funding streams that could help fund some of the mitigation and restoration initiatives. Some of the items discussed were the Salton Sea Restoration and Renewable Energy initiative, a plan launched collaboratively by the County of Imperial and the Imperial Irrigation District, the Red Hill Bay Restoration Project and Proposition 1 Funds established by the 2014 water bond.