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Letter to the Editor

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 4/24/11

What about Zayante dam?

As a casual observer of the desalinization plant proposal debate, from what has appeared in the paper from time to time, it appears that Mr. Rotkin's refusal to reconsider the idea of a Zayante dam allows him to patronize the opposition as nothing more than rain barrels and compost toilets. Given he must know the dam is part of the basis of the opposition, it is difficult not to question his sincerity. Surely, the unknown ocean environmental concerns should have to be balanced against the more quantifiable concerns associated with a dam. Or are some so enamored with the idea of implementing new technology that they can't clearly reconsider old technology?

Robert Walker, Soquel

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