Michael J. Cohen

Pacific Institute

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Senior Research Associate at the Pacific Institute

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The Salton Sea, one of California’s most surreal landmarks, takes up 350 square miles in the otherwise parched desert south of Palm Springs.

Salton Sea Study

The Salton Sea, one of California’s most surreal landmarks, takes up 350 square miles in the otherwise parched desert south of Palm Springs.

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