Our supporters are aware that we intended to file an appeal when the Planning Commission certified the deeply-flawed Environmental Impact Report on the “Significant Natural Resource Areas Management Plan.”
Here’s our letter:
(Then it continues into details of the failings of the EIR and the mitigations required.)
[Edited to Add the details!
Here is the final (amended) appeal letter: sf-forest-alliance-primary-appeal-document
Here are the detailed, information-packed, appendices to our letter.
Table relating the issues to the appendices: appendicesrelation-to-sffa-appeal-of-eir
Appendix A: Greenhouse Gas calculations from The Quercus Group, an expert consultant: appendix-a-quercus-group-snramp-eir-comments
Appendix A1: Greenhouse Gas calculations from Heart of Green: appendix-a-1-heartofgreen_technical-memo
Appendix B: ESA study: appendix-b-esa-sequestration-study-of-greenhouse-gases-for-snramp
Appendix C: Cal EEE Mod calculation: appendix-c-caleemod-user-manual-calculation-details
Appendix D1: SNRAMP Tree removal maps: appendix-d1-snramp-tree-removal-maps-mclaren-1
Appendix D2: SNRAMP Tree removal maps: appendix-d2-snramp-tree-removal-maps-other
Appendix E (though labeled D): Forest photos showing regeneration: appendix-e-forest-photos-1
Appendix F: Trail closure maps: appendix-f-trail-closure-maps
Appendix G: Bicycle Policy: appendix-g-rpd-bicycle-policy
Appendix H: Access control fencing: appendix-h-access-control-fence-photos-1
Excellent work. Thank you for your tireless efforts to protect our existing tree canopy.
If this CEQA approach does not yield the relief sought, perhaps it will be time to sue the City?
Thank you for letting me know. Happy to help as we have another date to make people aware of.