13. July 2010 17:33
Not that I am terribly surprised, but I was hopeful that Forest Supervisor Metz would show some backbone and stand up to SDG&E / Sempra.
Unfortunately this was not the case and Supervisor Metz caved to political and corporate pressure and agreed to let SDG&E route the Sunrise Powerlink through the Cleveland National Forest.
This is a sad day for San Diego and anyone who likes to get out and enjoy nature with out the tell-tale signs of man.
The character of the Cleveland National Forest will be forever changed due to corporate greed, deceitful tactics and the unwillingness of the US Forest Service to put their foot down and say "No"!
Worst part is that Metz had to adjust the Cleveland National Forest "Management Plan" to allow the line, an action he claims was "insignificant".
Like Mary said , "I'm sure Grover Cleveland is rolling over in his grave!"
I am hopeful this will get stopped in the courts.
Here is a copy of the letter I sent in last month.
Full Story at Sign On San Diego