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Carlsbad desalination greenhouse-gas plan reaffirmed by CARB

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has reiterated its support for the energy minimization and greenhouse-gas reduction plan proposed by Poseidon Resources for the Carlsbad desalination project.

In a letter to the California Coastal Commission (CCC) on 8 February 2009, the CARB says, "We do not believe there have been any changes to the project or the assumptions underlying Poseidon's GHG plan, which would change the positions expressed in our August 5, 2008 letter."

Poseidon Resources announced that CCC staff have recommended that the commission deny the request made by opponents of seawater desalination to revoke the Coastal Development Permit for the Carlsbad Desalination Project. The commission is scheduled to hear the revocation request when it meets in on 10 February 12010.

The CARB letter also refutes claims made by opponents that Poseidon intentionally withheld information from the commission when it approved the GHG Plan in August 2008. Although construction of the facility began in November 2009, opponents are continuing to attempt to block the 50 MGD (189,000 m³/d) project.

Posted on 09 February 2010  



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