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Long Beach Desalination Project Receives More Federal Funding

February 14, 2003

Long Beach, CA - The United States Congress passed an omnibus appropriations bill for FY 2003 spending late Thursday evening, nearly five months into the Fiscal Year. Included in the omnibus appropriations measure is $1 million for the Long Beach Desalination Project. Also included, is $1.8 million for the Long Beach Water Reuse Project, aimed at expanding the City’s use of reclaimed water. President Bush is expected to sign the bill next week.

Coastal Commission Unanimously Approves Construction and Operation of Long Beach Prototype Desalination Facility

August 7, 2003

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA- After a lengthy discussion on issues associated with seawater desalination, including concerns related to privately owned desalination facilities, the California Coastal Commission voted unanimously to approve the Long Beach Water Department's project at its meeting Thursday in Huntington Beach, Ca.  The Commission found the project consistent with the relevant policies of the City's Local Coastal Plan (LCP), as well as the California Coastal Act. 

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November 5, 2003

What: Long Beach Seawater Desalination Research and Development Facility Groundbreaking Ceremony
Where: Los Angeles Department of Water & Power - Haynes Generation Station, 6801 East 2nd Second Street, (east of Pacific Coast Hwy.), Long Beach, CA.
When: Tuesday, November 11, 2003, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.