Mass. Issues Draft Policy On Desalination Projects

Law360, New York (August 10, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In July 2007, the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EOEEA) issued for public comment a draft policy on the development of desalination projects (the Draft Policy), along with related siting and monitoring protocols to establish project performance standards and minimum requirements (the Draft Protocols).

Under the Draft Policy, desalination project proponents will need to satisfy an array of environmental protection and water and energy conservation requirements before obtaining all required permits.

EOEEA developed the Draft Policy and Draft Protocols—in consultation with a working...
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