The following is analysis and opinion by Jennifer Heggie, the current chair of SNA’s Balboa Reservoir Committee, and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the Sunnyside Neighborhood Association.
BALBOA RESERVOIR DEVELOPMENT
By Jennifer Heggie, Chair, SNA Balboa Reservoir Committee
The Draft Subsequent Environmental Impact Report identifies a number of areas in which the proposed development will create a significant adverse impact to the surroundings even after possible mitigation is implemented. These relate to Air Quality, Noise, and Transportation and Circulation. Neighborhood comments suggest that even with these identified harmful results, some of the tests used to draft the DSEIR were inadequate.
Transportation and Circulation
There are three areas of significant impact to transportation and circulation due to the construction and/or operations of the Balboa Reservoir that would result in Significant and Unavoidable adverse impacts with no feasible Mitigation or Significant and Unavoidable adverse impacts with Mitigation. Continue reading “Analysis and Opinion: Balboa Reservoir Development”