Tracy Becomes Poster Child For Sprawl

The Sierra Club has joined the political political battle over growth in south San Joaquin County, and Tracy is ground zero.
July 31, 2000, 6am PDT | Laura Kraft
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The explosion of housing developments and retail stores in Tracy has attracted the interest of the Sierra Club, which is now using Tracy in marketing materials as the poster child for sprawl. The Sierra Club has sued the city over the environmental impact reports created for several projects. Two of those lawsuits -- the 550-home Presidio and the Tracy Hills home/technology park projects -- have been settled. Two other suits are pending.

Thanks to Laura Krafft

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Published on Monday, July 31, 2000 in The Stockton Record
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