This story was first published June 22, 2010
By John Earl
Surf City Voice
Due to soaring cost estimates and lack of private financing for a proposed 50-million-gallon per day Carlsbad desalination project, a government water agency may negotiate a takeover deal with the project’s developer, Poseidon Resources, Inc.
Poseidon Resources is a budding multi-national water baron that also has an identical desalination plant in the dock for Huntington Beach, next to and functionally linked with the AES power plant, on Pacific Coast Highway and Newland Avenue.
What happens in Carlsbad will indicate what could be in store for the Huntington Beach project and residents of our city as well.
The $650 million Carlsbad project would have supplied 56,000 acre feet of drinkin…