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Saturday, January 31, 2009

Sprawl that Could Connect Salinas and San Jose is Debated in Monterey

1/26/2009: from On September 5th, Monterey County released the draft environmental impact report (DEIR) for the General Plan (GPU 5). Since then, the public comment period has been extended four times...On February 11th the Planning Commission will discuss the schedule of public hearings for GPU 5. At these hearings, the Planning Commission will respond to comments on the DEIR and give their direction to staff for the preparation of a final environmental impact report (FEIR). This document will be the County's official response to public comments and questions concerning the DEIR. ...

LandWatch remains cautiously optimistic about the adoption of GPU5. In its current form, GPU5 represents significant progress toward the compromise the Board of Supervisors promised voters after the stalemated election of June 2007.

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