Congressman Raul Ruiz raises awareness on Salton Sea issues
IMPERIAL COUNTY, Calif. (KYMA, KECY) - Congressman Raul Ruiz (D-California) spoke at the House Energy and Commerce Committee to raise awareness of the Salton Sea.
Representative Ruiz brought attention to the lithium potential at the Salton Sea and the opportunity to transform the Imperial Valley economically.
He also highlighted the dangers the Salton Sea provides to the residents especially those who have health issues such as asthma.
Reporter Karina Bazarte will have more tonight.