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2008-12-16 14:28:12

A draft environmental impact report will be issued soon for a proposed desalination plant on the Monterey Peninsula that is to open by end-2015, the California Public Utilities Commission said on Monday. California American Water Co wants to build its Coastal Water Project, planned to supply 11,730 acre-feet of water per year for public use, next to an existing power plant at Moss Landing in Monterey County. After a public comment period in February and March for the draft report, a final...

2008-08-01 15:00:28

By Bradley J. Fikes, North County Times, Escondido, Calif. Aug. 1--SAN DIEGO -- A proposed $300 million desalination plant in Carlsbad got a political boost Thursday, a week before a critical hearing before the California Coastal Commission. Seven mayors endorsed the plant, to be built near the coast at the Encina Power Station. They are: Bud Lewis of Carlsbad; Cheryl Cox of Chula Vista; Jerome Stocks of Encinitas, Jim Janney of Imperial Beach, Mickey Cafagna of Poway, Jim Desmond...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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