Proposed California ballot measure would fast-track construction of dams, desalination plants and other water projects

Proposed California ballot measure would fast-track construction of dams, desalination plants and other water projects

East Bay Times
November 16, 2021, 3:29 pm
California has not built enough new reservoirs, desalination plants and other water projects because there are too many delays, too many lawsuits and too much red tape. That’s the message from a growing coalition of Central Valley farmers and Southern California desalination supporters who have begun collecting signatures for a statewide ballot measure that would fast-track big water projects and provide billions of dollars to fund them — potentially setting up a major political showdown next year shaped by the state’s ongoing drought.
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