Cal Am receives thumbs up from regulator for desal project application – Monterey, California, USA

The determination is not an approval of the project, rather an acknowledgment that the company has provided all the information needed to submit a fully fleshed out application. The entire project can go before the full commission as early as November.

Before Cal Am gets anywhere near project approval, it will have to contend with a host of challenges and likely litigation from several entities. On Wednesday, Rem Scherzinger, the general manager of the Marina Coast Water District, said his agency is facing significant potential impacts from the proposed desal plant.

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