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California nixes plant, but says it's open to desalination

California nixes plant, but says it’s open to desalination

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — California officials have rejected a proposed $1.4 billion desalination plant, but say they are open to increasing the state’s capacity to process seawater of the Pacific Ocean with drinking water to protect against persistent drought. After an hour-long hearing, members of a state coastal committee unanimously rejected a desalination plant …

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