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Judge may rule Friday on Peninsula rail plan

Original post made on Oct 9, 2009

A Sacramento County Superior Court judge is expected to rule Friday on whether the California High Speed Rail Authority must halt environmental impact studies for the Peninsula and South Bay portions of the project.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, October 8, 2009, 12:46 PM

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Posted by ben
a resident of Monta Loma
on Oct 9, 2009 at 10:09 am

The environmental impacted that should also be studied is the impact on the Central Valley. If there no permanent farming zone crated for the area, the high-speed train will encourage urban sprawl and wipe out the farming industry like it did in the Santa Clara Valley, development by development.

(CA Population 1930 - 5,677,251 and 1950 - 10,586,223 and in 2009 - 38,292,687 -Web Link)
See my Comment under "City Council Wrestles with housing policy."


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Posted by Ben
a resident of Monta Loma
on Oct 9, 2009 at 10:10 am

The environmental impacted that should also be studied is the impact on the Central Valley. If there no permanent farming zone crated for the area, the high-speed train will encourage urban sprawl and wipe out the farming industry like it did in the Santa Clara Valley, development by development.

(CA Population 1930 - 5,677,251 and 1950 - 10,586,223 and in 2009 - 38,292,687 -Web Link)
See my Comment under "City Council Wrestles with housing policy."


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