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CBS2 Investigates: Activists Claim Inoperative Water Treatment Plant Wasted Stimulus Money

MAR VISTA (CBS2) — A water treatment plant built using more than $3 million of taxpayer money was supposed to remove bacteria from the waters feeding into Santa Monica Bay but it ended up dumping more bacteria into the ocean.

CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein spoke to activists who said the facility was a waste of stimulus money. Santa Monica officials, however, insisted they can eventually get the plant operational.

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