A man fishes for tilapia in 2015 along the receding banks of the Salton Sea near Bombay Beach, Calif. Toxic dust from the shrinking lake poses one of the largest environmental and public health crises in state history. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
A man fishes for tilapia in 2015 along the receding banks of the Salton Sea near Bombay Beach, Calif. Toxic dust from the shrinking lake poses one of the largest environmental and public health crises in state history. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File) Gregory Bull AP
A man fishes for tilapia in 2015 along the receding banks of the Salton Sea near Bombay Beach, Calif. Toxic dust from the shrinking lake poses one of the largest environmental and public health crises in state history. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File) Gregory Bull AP

The Salton Sea is a California crisis. It’s time for the state to show some urgency

September 07, 2017 4:15 PM

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