This is the truth about Brisbane

By Brisbane Citizens for Responsible Development : brisbane411 – excerpt Video clip of Heminger saying “We (sort of ) told the truth to Brisbane” – from savemarinwood A developer is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on a campaign to triple Brisbane’s housing on the Baylands. They’ve convinced state legislators to threaten Brisbane with legislation that hijacks the City’s review … More This is the truth about Brisbane

What a Dump! Movie Line as Sustainable Development

ninecountycoalition – excerpt For the last five or so years the San Francisco Bay Area has emerged as a leading example of environmentally blessed “sustainable development.”  Strangely, environmentally blessed development includes residences and other structures built on waste dumps.  These dump sites are variously known as landfill (garbage), brownfield (toxic waste), and infill (“underdeveloped” for … More What a Dump! Movie Line as Sustainable Development

Full speed ahead, and damn the facts! CEQA in operation in Berkeley

OpeEd By Becky O’Malley : berkeleydailyplanet – excerpt Last weekend I had two more lessons in how powerless the California Environmental Quality Act is to inform politically-based decisionmaking. One was at the Wellstone Democratic Club’s endorsement meeting and the other was the Superior Court hearing on the EIR for 2211 Harold Way. It was disappointing, … More Full speed ahead, and damn the facts! CEQA in operation in Berkeley