Bettina Boxall of the LA Times has the following article. Main Points:
* Poseidon has spent more than $1.6 million on lobbying and campaign contributions
* Susan McCabe is Poseidon’s lobbyist
* Poseidon legal counsel, has Governor Brown’s sister, Kathleen, on staff
Is the Huntington Beach City Council aware of some of the changes Poseidon Resources is proposing for its proposed Huntington Beach desalination facility? The City has already granted many of the entitlements Poseidon would need for its project. But apparently Poseidon may need new agreements with the City. Read More
theLog has an article on the current state of desal in OC. Read it here.
Interesting Article by Tony Davis.
The future of coastal desalination in California could be determined by the decision on permits for a plant in Huntington Beach
Justin Fox posted an article on Bloomberg View about why desal does not make sense.
Whenever there’s a drought in California, a seemingly obvious source of new water supply beckons. The state abuts a giant ocean. Why not just take the salt out of some of that seawater? It’s the high-tech, forward-looking thing to do, right? It’s also the really expensive thing to do.
Read more here.
New Report from Stanford highlights the imports that the location of a desalination plant is critical for its overall success. Key among these are:
Article can be found here.