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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.


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  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
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