Something fishy California: rotten smell traced to Salton Sea

Guardian: It smelled like rotten eggs, but the source of what California officials called a "very large and unusual odour event" has been traced to rotten fish. The stench, which began on Sunday and spread throughout southern California, prompting hundreds of complaints and thousands of jokes, came from the inland lake known as the Salton Sea, air quality officials said on Tuesday. The smell reached Los Angeles, 150 miles to the north, astounding experts who at first doubted it was scientifically possible......

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