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Letter: Another move to fill in the Bay

Original post made on Mar 2, 2010

It feels like 1960 all over again. At that time developers were filling San Francisco Bay for profit. It took the dedicated effort of many individuals and organizations to educate the public about the need to restore the quality of Bay water, to enhance its natural flow, to preserve and improve the natural habitats for wildlife, and to recover as much shoreline as possible. The result has been a much healthier Bay.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, February 3, 2010, 12:00 AM

Comments (2)

Posted by Curmudgeon, a resident of another community
on Mar 2, 2010 at 2:01 pm

At a time when thousands of people are *still* commuting into local jobs from as far away as Stockton, spewing who knows how much car exhaust and wasting precious natural resources (most notably Time, the most precious and finite resource any of us have) the myopia of a good many "environmentalists" is stupefying.


Posted by Curmudgeon, a resident of another community
on Mar 2, 2010 at 2:03 pm

To say nothing of how many critters were displaced by development out in the remote San Joaquin Valley, rather than here in an already urbanized area.

In short, fill in the swamps, let another Foster City bloom, and give your children (and by extension your granchildren) a chance to live near you, rather than many miles away.


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