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2011-06-28 07:25:33

Study finds that faults beneath the Salton Sea ruptured during Colorado River floods and may have triggered large earthquakes on the southern San Andreas Fault.

2009-10-07 08:21:00

CALEXICO, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- TBM Intermodal has just created an alliance to help expand intermodal shipping port in California to deliver goods to Mexico.

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2008-07-31 08:55:00

A linear string of mud pots and mud volcanoes suggest surface evidence for a southern extension of the San Andreas Fault that runs through the Salton Sea, according to a paper published in the August issue of the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (BSSA).

2008-07-19 00:00:22

By James Gilbert, The Sun, Yuma, Ariz. Jul. 18--After completing a second status review of Peirson's milk-vetch plant, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has concluded that it should remain listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.

2008-07-14 09:00:35

By Joyce Lobeck, The Sun, Yuma, Ariz. Jul. 14--Shape-shifters in the form of huge, lumbering earth movers have been busily at work on the dunes west of Yuma a year into a massive project on the All American Canal.

2007-05-21 03:00:17

By Marra, Bob California Secretary of Resources, Michael Chrisman, unveiled his preliminary plan to save and restore the Salton Sea to the Salton Sea Advisory Committee in Sacramento last week.

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2006-11-24 10:20:00

A small white gull with an ordinary name had bird watchers flocking to the Salton Sea for what they call a "mega-rarity."

2005-11-03 14:49:17

UC Riverside scientists are able to improve water quality by 90 percent in the rivers flowing into the Salton Sea, the largest lake in California, by using two kinds of water-treatment chemicals that remove phosphorus and silt from the river water.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.