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Revealed: Largest Seawater Desalination Plant in America

CARLSBAD, CA — On Monday, the door of America’s new largest seawater desalination plant opened to journalists, elected officials and the public with the lofty promise of helping to solve California’s drought distress.

Carlsbad fossil (Cornerstone Communities / Facebook)

Ice Age Fossils Unearthed in Carlsbad

This summer in Carlsbad, a treasure trove of Ice Age (Pleistocene Epoch) fossils from close to 200,000 years ago was unearthed at a construction site on Quarry Creek–the site of a new development where over 600 new homes are slated for construction.

Carlsbad Goo (Josh Koonce / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

Black Goo Washing Ashore on Carlsbad Beaches

Sticky, black gobs of tar goo are washing up on southern California beaches–but before climate change activists sound the alarm, experts are saying the phenomenon is completely natural.