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Where to start with the EIR?

Here are 3 pages from the section, Tunnel Excavation Report, pages 6 (map) & 361-362. Excavation Report + map pp.361-362 Each Tunnel: 4.2 miles of bored tunnel   .7 miles of cut and cover tunnel 1.4 miles of at-grade segments. Total: 6.3 … Continue reading

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Media on 710 – after EIR publication

Pasadena Now: WPRA Finds Caltrans’ SR-710 Draft EIR to be “Grossly Inadequate”, Aug. 7, 2015 These experts found inadequacies in almost all of the DEIR’s sections, including growth, tunnel boring machine failure, land use, community impacts, traffic, transportation, air quality, … Continue reading

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The EIR – check it out and submit your comments!

You can view the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) here but there is a hard copy at the Alhambra public library, with a 40 page summary.  It is also available to view at other locations. One of our members has read the summary and … Continue reading

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Public comment on EIR until July 6, 2015

The Environmental Impact Report for the SR-710 North transportation network was released on March 6, 2015 by the California Department of Transportation.   The comment period is 120 days, with the last opportunity for public comment being July 6, 2015. … Continue reading

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Letter to Pasadena Star News

710 Freeway would be complex and carcinogenic POSTED to Pasadena Star News: 02/11/15, 3:10 PM PST The 710 is carcinogenic The 710 Freeway is an exponentially complex issue that would take more than one entire issue of this newspaper to begin … Continue reading

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Alt. Solutions

http://connectingpasadena.squarespace.com This empty freeway ditch needlessly divides our city, cutting off the Old Pasadena Business District on the east from the Ambassador Auditorium, Maranatha Campus and the rest of West Pasadena. The CPP, a citizen driven initiative, aims to develop a … Continue reading

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What’s the status of the 710 Freeway tunnel?

(from Metro website) Metro and Caltrans will release and circulate the Study’s draft environmental document in February 2015. Caltrans review and comment period is 90-days, and will hold two public hearings. The public is encouraged to provide comments during this … Continue reading

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City of Alhambra to campaign for 710 tunnel – get ready!

Alhambra City Council  voted Monday 11/24/14 to approve a consulting agreement with Englander Knabe & Allen (EKA), a communication and campaign development company, to improve city outreach regarding the 710 Freeway. If approved, the city will contract EKA between Dec. 1, 2014, and June … Continue reading

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Pasadena Star News Letter to the Editor (10/24/14)

Who funds studies supporting the 710?: Letters Posted: 10/24/14, 11:53 AM PDT  | 0 Comments Who funds studies supporting the 710? Regarding the news release headlined “Public support for 710 north freeway tunnel remains strong”: The public, surely, cannot believe the … Continue reading

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How tunnel contractors and their political conspirators pick the pockets of taxpayers

After reading recent articles in the news regarding PPP (Public Private Partnerships), I’ve come to the conclusion that not only do the private companies involved in tunnel construction probably live by the motto “Do we, cheat him, and how!” but there is … Continue reading

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