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As political pressure for approval intensifies, the case for a big desalination plant remains cloudy

You can surmise that a business is running into trouble when it starts lining up political firepower. Consider Poseidon Water, which has been trying for nearly 20 years to win approval for a $1-billion desalination plant on the Huntington Beach coastline. Poseidon, which was acquired in 2015 by...
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