Crystal Cove Development To Proceed

The California Coastal Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to allow a 980-acre Orange County home development to proceed. Located between Corona del Mar and Laguna Beach, 635 homes will be built.

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August 11, 2000, 10:00 AM PDT

By Gwen Hilburn

A 635-home project above Crystal Cove State Park was unanimously approved by the California Coastal Commission. It is the last major coastal development by the Irvine Company. The project had been delayed when the EPA questioned its potential effect on wildlife and water quality. Urban runoff was the issue. The Orange County CoastKeeper, the League for Coastal Protection and the Alliance to Rescue Crystal Cove won some concessions, but not everyone is happy.

Thanks to Gwenn Hilburn

Friday, August 11, 2000 in The Los Angeles Times


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