Friggin' Enviros! It's Amazing Anything Gets Built Anymore
Editor's Note: If you have time read this entire piece. Insanity!
Endangered plant may bar development
Flowers grow on city hill lot where builder plans on putting four homes
By Momo Chang, STAFF WRITER
Article Last Updated:10/22/2006 02:52:13 AM PDT
OAKLAND "” About 10 percent of the world's known Presidio Clarkia plants, an endangered species.., grow on developer Dennis Woodruff's 1.28-acre hillside lot.
The plants could end up dashing Woodruff's plans to build four large homes on [his] property...
Though his plan was approved...by the city's planning commission, it now may have to bear the scrutiny of the Oakland City Council.
Some residents and environmentalists are upset....