Bay Area Bids For 2012 Olympics With Green Promises

Even though the Bay Area's bid for the 2012 Olympics may be the most environmetally-sensitive in history, residents are concerned about traffic and other issues.
November 27, 2001, 1pm PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Hoping to gain an edge on other world cities -- and to head off potential opposition from local environmental groups before it starts -- organizers of the Bay Area's campaign for the 2012 Olympics are making unprecedented environmental promises.From smog to recycling, clean water to alternative energy, tucked away in the fine print of the Bay Area's 600-page bid for the games is a litany of eco-commitments that would establish a Bay Area 2012 Olympics as the most environmentally-minded in history."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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Published on Monday, November 26, 2001 in Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek
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