Problems With Cisco-Greenbelt Truce

The alliance between Cisco Systems and the Greenbelt Alliance surrounding a proposed 20,000 worker campus meets opposition from other environmental groups.

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October 23, 2000, 10:00 AM PDT

By California 2000

The alliance between Cisco Systems and the Greenbelt Alliance ) surrounding the proposed 20,000 workercampus in Coyote Valley met opposition from other environmental groupsand local governments. While Cisco offered $3 million tohelp preserve open space in the Coyote Valley area, opponents of theproject assert that Cisco has not moved to address the developmentissues of increased traffic, pollution and housing demands that affectneighboring communities. Both the county of Santa Cruz and the city ofSalinas plan to take legal action if Cisco's Coyote Valley plan is notdramatically changed before it's approval by the San Jose City Council.

Thanks to California 2000 Project

Thursday, October 19, 2000 in The San Francisco Chronicle

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