ABC7News: Tech firm wants to use bay water to cool its data center; environmental groups wary, May 23, 2019

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A local tech firm wants to make an investment in the old Alameda Naval Air Station and use bay water to cool a massive new data center. So why isn't everybody happy about it? It's the old story of progress versus protecting the bay.

There's a pack of harbor seals who live happy and serene on a dock a few dozen yards off the Alameda jetty. They have no idea that they are at the center of another philosophical battle.

A Pleasanton-based data storage company wants to convert an old missile manufacturing building on the old naval base into a massive data center -- filled with servers that generate a lot of heat.