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First Congressional Hearing for Sea Since 1997: SSA Directors Unite in Call for Stronger Federal Partnership

09/25/20 | Testimonies Submitted to September 24, 2020 Salton Sea Hearing    

Salton Sea’s death spiral sparks pleas for Congress to help

09/25/20 | California officials pressed Congress yesterday to step up federal efforts to address the rapidly growing public health crisis at the Salton Sea.  

Federal legislators advance Salton Sea Authority Agenda

07/30/20 | House passes two bills with new directives for Army Corps and Bureau of Reclamation. This week, the US House of Representatives advanced two pieces of legislation to mobilize federal action at the Salton Sea.  

Governor signs budget with major funding for Salton Sea recovery

06/29/20 | Governor signs budget with more than $47 Million for Salton Sea projects. Salton Sea funds to launch long-awaited recovery.   The Salton Sea, suffering decades of environmental degradation and economic decline, received a major boost of hope for recovery today with the Governor’s signature on the state budget.

Secretive ‘harbor master’ steers Colorado River campaign

04/18/19 | For six years, a coordinated campaign has fought to save the Colorado River, influencing policy decisions …

Colorado River’s biggest champion – Walmart heirs

04/17/19 | An unlikely advocate seems to be around every bend of the Colorado River these days: …

Audit finds SSA tops in fiscal integrity

4/2/19 | The Salton Sea Authority is operating at the highest professional standard of fiscal integrity and public accountability, according to …

Colorado River: States reach drought pact as largest user protests

3/20/19 | The Colorado River’s seven states yesterday inked agreements for managing the river in the face of climate change and increasing droughts.

California agencies at odds over Colorado River drought plan

03/12/19 | “The way to arrive at a resilient and durable drought contingency plan is for the parties to work through the Salton Sea issue, not around it,” …

Averting Catastrophe, Seizing Opportunity

03/04/19 |  Municipal Water Leader interview with Phil Rosentrater, GM/Executive Director of Salton Sea Authority.