Skip to comments.Gov. Jerry Brown to scrap environmental exception for bullet train
Posted on 06/22/2012 9:34:49 AM PDT by Twotone
After encountering criticism from environmental groups, Gov. Jerry Brown signaled Wednesday that he plans to withdraw his controversial proposal to protect the California bullet train project from injunctions sought by environmental lawsuits.
Brown's staff told key environmental groups that he would no longer include modifications to the California Environmental Quality Act in a package of legislation this month asking for $6 billion to start construction of the high-speed rail project.
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They seem bound & determined to take destroy California.
Opinion: Jerry Brown is quite willing to sacrifice the State of California for a legacy. He ran to be Governor once again only to try to be more than the “Governor Moonbeam” he achieved previously.
This marks The Beginning Of The End for the Browndoggle train.
It will never exist in anything like its advertised form.
Meanwhile, the leeches will suck up as much of the already-issued bonds’ proceeds at $400 an hour and $300,000 a year.
My recall was that Arnie said the Prop would include environmental waivers to expedite construction. That’s likely the only reason it passed to start with.. otherwise the folly has been on from the gitgo re: California’s ‘Big Dig’.. or should I say ‘Big Grab’.
My recall ain’t what it used to be.. not since 2003 anyway when I could have sworn California leaped off a cliff into the dark abyss
I think that’s the goal, because the people running California know that food comes from grocery stores and electric power from those little holes in the wall.
Environmentalists don't give a damn about agriculture. The less of it, the better in their minds.
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