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Local leaders unite to fight development on Bay's salt ponds

Original post made on Aug 28, 2019

"We don't build on the Bay," Bay Area environmental groups have long declared. Now, local leaders are once again sounding this call.

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Posted by Jack Hickey
a resident of Woodside: Emerald Hills
on Aug 28, 2019 at 11:30 am

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Let the Planning Commission do their job. This is a challenging project worth pursuing.

Posted by Howard Crittenden
a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Aug 28, 2019 at 1:34 pm

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As I remember, this land is zoned for development. This is not wetlands. It is an insustrial salt pond. Building a levee around the property is really no difference than the "Facebook" apartments on Haven Ave. It too is at the edge of the bay. Sciesmic issues are regularly solved either by driving piles or floating foundations, just like Foster City. It faired well during Loma Prieta.
This land is ideal for adding desprite needed housing.

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