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For Immediate Release: Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Salton Sea Ecosystem Restoration Program Announces Statewide Public Workshops

SACRAMENTO/OAKLAND/SAN DIEGO -- The California Resources Agency, Department of Water Resources, and Department of Fish and Game, working with federal, state, and local officials in the Salton Sea Watershed, announce a series of statewide public workshops. These public workshops will provide an overview of the Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Report (PEIR). The public is invited to attend and participate in the workshops. The Executive Summary and Draft PEIR are available at Please note that these are not formal public hearings to receive verbal comments on the Draft PEIR. Written comments will be accepted.


Monday, December 4
9:00 – 11:00 AM
Resources Building Auditorium
1416 Ninth Street

Monday, December 4
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Oakland Marriott
1001 Broadway Avenue

San Diego
Wednesday, December 6
6:00 – 8:00 PM
San Diego County Water Authority
4677 Overland Avenue


These three workshops, being held outside of the Salton Sea Watershed, follow a recent series of four meetings held around the Salton Sea in mid-November.

For a printable invite to these workshops, click here (pdf).


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Michael Cohen:
(720) 564-0651

Kim Delfino:
(916) 201-8277

Jason Rhine:
(916) 606-2458

Julia Levin:
(510) 333-9105

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Printable workshop invite (PDF)

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