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Barrera: Climate Change Is the Real Threat to Latinx

The exploitation by opponents of seawater desalination of environmental justice concerns is both unfortunate and misguided. The real threat to economically disadvantaged and communities of color is climate change and its effect on the environment and our water resources. LULAC takes this threat very seriously and so does the state of California, which is why every state agency to date charged with permitting the Huntington Beach Desalination Project has done so.