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America's Cup 2013 Plans Illegal Takeover of Aquatic Park, Public Land in San Francisco
by Had Enough
Thursday Aug 11th, 2011 9:26 PM
The rich folks' racket, America's Cup 2013, plans to take over public federal land, Aquatic Park, for several weeks apparently from July through September, prime swimming season. This is illegal and must be stopped now. Call all 11 members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and complain.
The rich folks' racket, America's Cup 2013, plans to take over public federal land, Aquatic Park, for several weeks apparently from July through September, prime swimming season. This is illegal and must be stopped now. Call all 11 members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and complain.


The story of the hearing before City Planners is at:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/11/americ
as-cup-2013-environmentalists-protest_n_925000.html

There will be 500,000 people on the waterfront, a terrible nightmare in terms of pollution and enjoyment of our National Seashore, Aquatic Park, where people swim and enjoy the sun. The article indicates they plan to build a floating screen on a barge in the middle of Aquatic Park to watch the stupid sailboats! The pollution and overcrowded conditions will adversely affect the environment and the swimmers. Having a half million people on the waterfront will be a disaster.

Call the Board of Supervisors and demand that Aquatic Park be open to swimminers and beach lovers every single day of the year, free from the insanity called America's Cup. They all have voice mail so you can leave a message at any time. They are listed at
http://www.sfbos.org/index.aspx?page=1616
and here:
Roster of Members
(alphabetical order)

John Avalos
District 11
(415) 554-6975 - Voice
(415) 554-6979 - Fax
John.Avalos [at] sfgov.org

David Campos
District 9
(415) 554-5144 - voice
(415) 554-6255 - fax
David.Campos [at] sfgov.org

David Chiu
District 3
(415) 554-7450 - Voice
(415) 554-7454 - Fax
David.Chiu [at] sfgov.org

Carmen Chu
District 4
(415) 554-7460 - Voice
(415) 554-7432 - Fax
Carmen.Chu [at] sfgov.org

Malia Cohen
District 10
(415) 554-7670 - Voice
(415) 554-7674 - Fax
Malia.Cohen [at] sfgov.org

Sean Elsbernd
District 7
(415) 554-6516 - Voice
(415) 554-6546 - Fax
Sean.Elsbernd [at] sfgov.org

Mark Farrell
District 2
(415) 554-7752 - Voice
(415) 554-7843 - Fax
Mark.Farrell [at] sfgov.org

Jane Kim
District 6
(415) 554-7970 - Voice
(415) 554-7974 - Fax
Jane.Kim [at] sfgov.org

Eric Mar
District 1
(415) 554-7410 - Voice
(415) 554-7415 - Fax
Eric.L.Mar [at] sfgov.org

Ross Mirkarimi
District 5
(415) 554-7630 - Voice
(415) 554-7634 - Fax
Ross.Mirkarimi [at] sfgov.org

Scott Wiener
District 8
(415) 554-6968 - Voice
(415) 554-6909 - Fax
Scott.Wiener [at] sfgov.org