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Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Wine Country Developers at it again...

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the Latest Development Pressures in Napa County


Syar seeks quarry expansion into Skyline Park

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http://newspherenapa.com/2009/07/1170-syar-seeks-quarry-expansion-into-skyline-park/

"Syar Industries is seeking to expand its aggregate mining operations by 291 acres in a project that will include areas of Skyline Park that are Syar property. The proposed project would relocate two park trails, the Buckeye Trail and the Skyline Trail, that were originally constructed on the quarry property, back onto Skyline Park lands. According to a Notice of Preparation of an Environmental Impact:...

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Old hay farm to be restored to tidal marsh

http://newspherenapa.com/2009/07/1109-old-hay-farm-to-be-restored-to-tidal-marsh/
"A plan to restore a former hay farm to tidal salt marsh on the Napa River delta may get the go-ahead this summer. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the California Department of Fish and Game expect to issue a decision on a plan to restore the 1,500-acre Cullinan Ranch, a former hayfield farm..."

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Lake Luciana project rejected by supervisors, in Pope Valley

http://www.napavalleyregister.com/articles/2009/06/03/news/local/doc4a257b570ab30528047313.txt


http://newspherenapa.com/2009/06/1014-lake-luciana-hearing-is-june-2-developers-will-appea l-countys-findings/


Developers threaten to sue because 2 County Supervisers are members of the Sierra CLub, which also opposed the project

http://www.napavalleyregister.com/articles/2009/07/01/news/local/doc4a4af8aa3a4fb111446290.txt

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