Category: Cargill

Time for Cargill to Join the 21st Century
Post

Time for Cargill to Join the 21st Century

Published in The Daily Journal on 3/11/20 Recently, Redwood City leaders were informed that Cargill and its development partner, luxury housing developer DMB Associates, would be conducting a poll of residents concerning potential development on the Cargill-owned salt ponds in Redwood City. These salt ponds, which stretch more than 1,400 acres of Bay tidal flats...

We’ve Sued the Trump Administration
Post

We’ve Sued the Trump Administration

On September 24, Committee for Green Foothills, together with 3 other environmental groups, filed suit against the Trump administration over its actions in giving up Clean Water Act jurisdiction over the Cargill salt ponds in Redwood City. “We’re not going to stand by while Cargill uses the Trump administration’s eagerness to gut our environmental laws...

Action Alert: Stop Cargill – Protect Our Bay Shoreline
Post

Action Alert: Stop Cargill – Protect Our Bay Shoreline

Seven years ago, we stopped plans by agribusiness giant Cargill to build a massive new city of 30,000 people on top of the Redwood City salt ponds – historic San Francisco Bay wetlands that provide crucial habitat to tens of thousands of migratory shorebirds, and offer the region’s best opportunity for restoring San Francisco Bay....

Are the Cargill saltwater ponds part of San Francisco Bay? Take a look for yourself!
Post

Are the Cargill saltwater ponds part of San Francisco Bay? Take a look for yourself!

Developers from Arizona have been running ads on television suggesting that the Redwood City saltwater ponds operated by Cargill to produce salt aren’t really part of San Francisco Bay, despite their history of being integrated with the Bay, including all the years of salt production. CGF produced the following two videos as response. Other Committee...

This sure looks like San Francisco Bay to us
Post

This sure looks like San Francisco Bay to us

Arizona developers would like to build a mini-city on half of 1,433 acres of San Francisco Bay in Redwood City that have been used for salt ponds for years, and they claim that the area is an “industrial site” and not part of the Bay.  Take a look for yourself at these pictures.  The salt...

Redwood City Saltworks Forum on Open Space and Recreation
Post

Redwood City Saltworks Forum on Open Space and Recreation

Last night I had the opportunity to speak to Redwood City residents at a forum about recreation and open space at the site of the Redwood City Industrial Siteworks/Seaport Wetlands (depending on your point of view). The forum was hosted by Cargill/DMB, the group doing public outreach in advance of submitting a plan to the...

Note

You are leaving the Green Foothills website to go to our Protect Coyote Valley website.

Note

You are leaving the Green Foothills website to go to the Protect Juristac website.

Note

You are leaving the Green Foothills website to go to our 2021 CALA Application.

Note

You are leaving the Green Foothills website to go to our Protect Coyote Valley website.