Seal Beach City Council Approves Letter of Interest For Desalinated Water
Site of Poseidon Resources Inc.'s proposed desalination plant in Huntington Beach
The Seal Beach Sun is reporting that the city council has unanimously approved a non-binding letter of interest regarding the purchase of water from Poseidon Resources Inc., the Connecticut-based company proposing a $1 billion desalination plant in Huntington Beach. Thirsty Seal Beachers queuing up at the communal spigot with canteens in hand, be advised, the deal is far from assured.
According to the Sun, the city council heard doubts about the project, not just from environmentally-concerned citizens, but from Planning Commissioner Robert Goldberg, who estimated the Poseidon deal could raise water rates by 20 percent.
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