Note: The Surf City Voice website was destroyed by hackers in December, 2019 and is under reconstruction. This story was first posted July 26, 2018.
By John Earl Surf City Voice
There are lots of more efficient, environmentally safer, and cheaper alternatives to the proposed Poseidon Resources Inc. ocean desalination plant for the ratepayers of the Orange County Water District.
But the Surf City Voice has reported in-depth that pro-Poseidon members of the Orange County Water District Board of Directors have repeatedly blocked attempts by minority board members, staff, and the public to study alternatives to the proposed $1 billion Poseidon project (see links at the end of this article).
John Earl is the publisher and editor for the Surf City Voice and Poseidon Town. In the late 1980s, he covered local politics for the Huntington Beach News. In 2005, he was a founding member and first president of Residents for Responsible Desal, which he left in 2006 to become editor of the print newspaper, OC Voice.