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California regulator rejects desalination plant despite historic drought

California regulator rejects desalination plant despite historic drought

COSTA MESA, California, May 12 (Reuters) – California regulators on Thursday rejected a $1.4 billion desalination plant on environmental grounds, causing a setback for Governor Gavin Newsom, who had backed the project as a partial solution to the state’s persistent drought. The California Coastal Commission voted 11-0 to reject a proposal by Poseidon Water, controlled …

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EU plans one-year renewable energy permits to accelerate green transition

EU plans one-year renewable energy permits to accelerate green transition

European Union flags fly ahead of gas negotiations between the EU, Russia and Ukraine at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, May 9 (Reuters) – The European Union executive wants to speed up the bloc’s green transition and reduce …

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