California American Water has withdrawn its Peninsula desalination project bid at the Coastal Commission on the eve of the commission’s special meeting, citing social and environmental justice issues.
- Los Angeles Times: Company drops desalination plan in battle over environmental justice
- Voices of Monterey Bay: Cal Am pulls plug on desal plan; Promises a better approach next time
- KSBW TV: Cal Am withdraws Marina coastal commission permit application
- The Sacramento Bee: Opinion: Monterey Bay desalination project promotes economic racism