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Wednesday, September 5, 2007

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Mega-Development in Middle of Nowhere?

Kings County Utopian themed Sprawl Project proposed

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/03/11/MNGGVOJC0J1.DTL&hw=quay&sn=002&sc=999

50,000 homes on 12,000 acres along the 5 Freeway proposed by L.A. wannabe developer.

"Some call him a visionary. Others say he's a smooth talker who has a history of promising more than he can deliver. Now Hays is pushing his biggest idea yet: A new, solar-powered town of 150,000 people on flat fields and grazing land along a desolate stretch of Interstate 5 in the San Joaquin Valley. In Hays' utopian vision, no resident would ever pay an electric bill, homes would feature the latest technological innovations and commuters would drive energy-efficient cars, possibly supplied at low cost by General Motors." to read the initial study of environmental impacts, click here: http://www.willdan.com/QuayValley/Initial_Study_1_30%20Final.pdf

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-quay26mar26,1,4167798.story?coll=la-headlines-california&ctrack=1&cset=true

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