|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sat, 11 Jun 2011 08:07:15 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: San Francisco (CA) approves Treasure Island plan|
S.F. approves Treasure Island plan Will Kane San Francisco Chronicle June 8, 2011SAN FRANCISCO -- To cheers and applause from the audience, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a massive new neighborhood proposed for Treasure Island.
In the 11-0 vote the board rejected claims by groups such as the Sierra Club that the project would harm the environment and exacerbate traffic problems.
Instead, members of the board said the $1.5 billion project would breathe new life into the old Navy base in the middle of San Francisco Bay.
The plan, almost 15 years in the making, calls for 19,000 new residents to live in a new neighborhood wrapped in open space and dotted with high-rises, one as tall as 450 feet. Residential units would be within walking distance of shops, a grocery store, a school and new ferry terminal.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/06/08/ MNN71JQVU3.DTL
-- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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