Update: SF Board to make decision today on America’s Cup pollution

Is the regatta event a respiratory threat

The San Francisco Chronicle reports:

Air quality impacts and San Francisco Bay water pollution brought by the America’s Cup yacht race will be vetted today by the Board of Supervisors, which is set to decide on an appeal of plans for the regatta that is coming to The City.

Supervisors will also weigh in on whether the environmental impact report for the event adequately addresses the impact of waterfront development rights that race officials will receive from The City in exchange for financing pier improvements, including the creation of a state-of-the-art cruise ship terminal.

A consortium of environmental groups, including the Sierra Club, brought the appeal shortly after the Planning Commission approved the environmental impact report for the race in December…

Here’s our original report.

One thought on “Update: SF Board to make decision today on America’s Cup pollution”

  1. Whiskey Tango Foxtrot?? A SAILBOAT RACE polluting the air? These greenie scum have
    exceeded the bonds of sanity

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