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Viewpoint - February 2, 2011

Letter: Park tree project a waste of taxpayers' money

That the Menlo Park City Council thinks it is a good idea to apply for a grant to plant 1,000 trees at Bedwell Bayfront Park, in spite of the overwhelming evidence by experts and negative public input, is evidence that the concept of "pork" doesn't stop in Washington. This grant would use public money to plant trees that aren't needed, aren't wanted and won't significantly sequester carbon emissions.

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