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Another victory for the environment – Rancho San Benito proposal withdrawn

Great news in the Hollister FreeLance: DMB informed San Benito County officials today the company hasofficially withdrawn its proposal for the 6,800-unit El Rancho San Benitodevelopment northwest of Hollister off Highway 25, a planning official confirmedto the Free Lance. DMB representatives submitted the withdrawal letter to thecounty today and attributed the decision to the ailing...

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Two environmental victories

Important not to overlook these victories. At the end of 2008, Santa Clara County instituted new “Green Building” rules for residential development that required minimizing the impacts from new residences and major remodels (info here). While the County staff planned to require more from larger homes, they also planned to stop requiring more at a...

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A great day for Coyote Valley!

(I think our press release speaks for itself. -Brian) Committee for Green FoothillsNEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 18, 2008 PRESS CONTACTS:Brian Schmidt, Legislative Advocatephone (650) 968-7243, (415) 994-7403 cell * [email protected] Committee for Green Foothills Welcomes Withdrawal of Coyote Valley Development Proposal, Calls for New Steps to Protect Against Sprawl The Committee for Green...

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