Legislation and Grants

Recent Legislation and Grants related to the Salton Sea

Proposition 1 Water Bond
$80.5 million allocated in the Governor’s budget for the Salton Sea.
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Natural Resources Conservation Service
Regional Conservation Partnership Program – $7.5 million Salton Sea Agricultural Wetlands Habitat Program allocated to the Salton Sea Authority.
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California Wildlife Conservation Board
$14 million grant for Salton Sea wetland habitat restoration.
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Water Resources Development Act
$30 M authorized for Army Corps of Engineers to work at Salton Sea with SSA designated as the preferred non-federal partner.
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SB 839 – Public Resources
SB 839 authorizes the Department of Water Resources to use design-build procurement for projects at the Salton Sea. Design build authorization means that the Department of Water Reso...
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SB 1416 – Revive the Salton Sea Fund
SB 1416 (Stone) – Voluntary contribution: Revive the Salton Sea Fund. SB 1416 created a Revive the Salton Sea Fund allowing voluntary designation of personal income tax refunds...
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