California and Israel have major water challenges both within their borders and beyond. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stopped in California to address some of these issues, including construction of the hemisphere's largest desalination plant.
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Freedom Industries' decision not to show up to a hearing that otherwise housed every party that should be held accountable for the spill is depressingly typical, and a painful reminder of the company's non-presence throughout the month-long ordeal.