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Memo Says No Water for Monterey Downs (1.6M PDF file)
This confidential memo was accidentally released to residents that requested information during a public records act request.  Questions about the contents and how this relates to the EIR for the project remain. (04.15.15)

Californian Highlights Harper Canyon Concerns
Great article in the Californian highlighting LandWatch's concerns about Harper Canyon. The two issues mentioned were water supply and traffic. Executive Director Amy White is quoted in the article. Check it out! (04.13.15)

What Role Does Water Have on Shopping Center?
On page 13 of the latest edition of the Carmel Pine Cone an article outlines how The Highway 68 Coalition is trying to reverse the decision on the Corral de Tierra Shopping Center. They are citing the drought as the reason it should be stopped, in addition to their existing lawsuit which contends the project doesn't meet the General Plan requirements and violates CEQA. The Coalition is also requesting additional study now on the water supply that the drought is in its fourth year. A judge hears the case on April 16. (04.10.15)

Editorial Outlines Issues with Monterey Downs
While the Environmental Impact Report outlines numerous challenges for the proposed Monterey Downs project, the project proponent says they anticipate the three phases of the project can be built in 10 years and according the COO for the project, “the water is there.”  Others think this is extremely speculative. (04.01.15)

LandWatch OpEd Highlights Bad Land Use Decision
In an OpEd by LandWatch’s Executive Director Amy White, she points out the egregious staff report and the use of false arguments unsupported by facts which led to the approval of the Harper Canyon project. (04.09.15)

Settlement Reached in Eco-Resort
Though there may be some other hurdles to clear as it relates to the actual development of the Monterey Bay Shores Eco-Resort... another hurdle, this one legal, was cleared Thursday. A settlement was officially reached before legal proceedings for a foreclosure moved forward. (02-19-15)

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