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California officials present long-awaited alternatives for saving too-salty Salton Sea

Updated: October 24, 2006, 9:15 AM ET
By Christina Almeida | Associated Press — Oct. 20, 2006

LOS ANGELES — A plan to save California's largest lake calls for possible fixes including laying in rocks and constructing berms to manage areas high in saline, according to an executive summary obtained by The Associated Press.

After two years of often-intense debate and research, state officials have finished an environmental report with ideas for saving the 35-mile long Salton Sea. The lake lies just north of El Centro in Southern California.

The lake and its plant and animal ...

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