A developer's plan to construct 12,000 homes along the bay in Redwood City has been stalled. The Environmental Protection Agency announced it will decide whether the Cargill Saltworks site falls under protection of the Clean Water Act, which would prohibit the development. We'll discuss what's at stake in the struggle to balance San Francisco Bay restoration efforts with a Bay Area housing shortage.
A Setback for Redwood City Salt Pond Development
(Courtesy Cargill, Inc.)
Paul Rogers, managing editor of KQED Science and environment writer for the San Jose Mercury News
David Smith, attorney at law at Stice Block LLP, representing the Redwood City Saltworks project
David Lewis, executive director of Save the Bay