Prior to receiving a landmark report on San Diego’s Water Purification Demonstration Project at the San Diego Natural Resources and Culture Committee meeting, Mayor Bob Filner, Councilmember David Alvarez, Council President Todd Gloria, Councilmember Lorie Zapf, and the diverse-membership Water Reliability Coalition held a press conference praising the Project.
The report (pdf) can be viewed here: http://docs.sandiego.gov/councilcomm_agendas_attach/2013/NRC_130320_7.pdf
August 2, 2012 By Laura Hunter & Marco Gonzalez
When our organizations joined together in 2000 to form a coalition to oppose a development plan for the Chula Vista Bayfront, it would have been hard to imagine then that we’d be where we are today – poised to support the largest new land-use plan in the California Coastal Zone. Read more
North County Times
June 2, 2012 by Bradley J. Fikes
The city of San Diego could save hundreds of millions of dollars in upgrade and expansion costs for its Point Loma sewage treatment plant, and get more drinking water in the bargain, according to a final draft study given to the city in late May.
SB 973 (proposed language here) is legislation introduced by Senators Vargas and Garrick seeking to address an unfavorable court ruling for the City of San Diego through a new, broad amendment to one of the state’s most important environmental statutes: the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). SB 973 would exempt a loosely defined group of temporary events from environmental review under CEQA.