During what the media called the “Woodstock of the surf movement,” you could feel, “the energy in the air-a booming resonance of civic duty,” said Stefanie Sekich, Surfrieder’s Save Trestles Campaign Coordinator. “Seeing thousands of people come together in an orderly, positive fashion made me feel hopeful for the future.”
California Coastal Act“[I]t would be difficult to imagine a more environmentally damaging alternative location for the proposed toll road and one which would be more clearly inconsistent with the environmentally sensitive habitat resource protection requirements contained within Coastal Act Section 30240.”“No measures exist that would enable the proposed alignment to be found consistent with the Coastal Act.”
ConclusionsMajor impacts to a sensitive & highly used natural areaNot consistent with the California Coastal Act.Inconsistent with other state and federal laws?Massive public response was the differenceToll road project rejected by the CA Coastal Commission & US Department of CommerceThe threat isn’t over
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