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State hearing on the Salton Sea

(Salton Sea: Renewable Energy and Resources)…That is the topic of State Senator Ben Hueso’s first committee hearing.

Hueso is the chair of the Senate Select Committee on California’s Energy Independence. The Hearing will be held in Sacramento on Thursday. The committee is set to discuss renewable energy, economic development opportunities, and environmental impacts of a renewable energy portfolio around the Salton Sea. Attending the hearing will be representatives of the California Energy Commission, the Imperial Irrigation District, Imperial County, California Independent System Operation, Riverside County U.C. San Diego and several others. The Hearing will begin at 10:30 in the morning or as soon as the Senate adjourns. For those who cannot attend in person, the hearing will be web cast live on Senator Hueso’s state website.