26.04.2022 Local News No Comments

Coast Commission Staff Recommends Denial

The staff’s report can be found here.

Desalination is one of the most energy intensive ways to obtain water, and the project’s energy use would hamper state efforts to cut back on energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. The facility would also be in a low-lying, geologically unstable area where sea level rise, flooding, and tsunami and seismic risks are likely to render the site difficult to access or operate in an emergency, or even on a regular basis, in the future.

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