SUPPORT A SLOW, CAREFUL RESTORATION OF BALLONA WETLANDS
Ballona Watershed Related Material
The presentation slide show on Ballona Wetlands Preservation and Restoration made to the California Coastal Commission at the June 2013 hearing. See the wide variety of animals currently living in the Ballona Wetlands.
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PREPARING FOR RESTORATION BALLONA WETLANDS ECOLOGICAL RESERVE
Ballona Wetlands - We Are Missing Public Participation in the Proposed Restoration. Activist want it redone with Public Participation in 2016.
$15 Million Dollars has allegedly been spent studying and planning a Ballona Wetlands Restoration. Except for insiders with a motive, there was almost no Public Participation as mandated by law. See this Legal Review from 2003-2013. Patricia McPherson Author
Before she retired in 2014, Anneliese Anderle was a field engineer for the Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermic Resources, which regulates oil drilling. She worked out of offices in Bakersfield, Cypress and Ventura, and for a while she was responsible for monitoring the massive natural gas storage field at Aliso Canyon.
Southern California Gas owns the facility, which distributes gas to 14 power plants and 21 million customers. In her years monitoring wells at Aliso Canyon, Anderle says she got to know the gas company as "a first-class operation."
Not long after plans were laid for the community of Porter Ranch half a century ago, an oil and gas well caught fire less than five miles away.
A company of Texas oil well firefighters stopped the 1968 blaze after six days.
Seven years later, as volunteers planted pines along hillsides of the growing community, the Texans were again on the scene to contain an even more ferocious blowout.
Congresswoman Jane Harman has been a supporter of the Ballona Bike Path and the Santa Monica Bay. At her invitation activists and elected officials were invited to her Ballona Bike Tour. We apologize to those we did not caption.
Ballona Watershed Historical Photos 1923-1952
In October 2006, Jessica Hall, Ballona Watershed Coordinator, did a bus tour of Ballona Watershed.
In 1954 U.S. Congress Document 389 created Marina del Rey from 950 acres of Ballona Wetlands. To compensate for the loss of marshlands (bird habitat) they promised:
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PROPOSED BALLONA LEVEES ENDANGER WILDLIFE, OBSCURE VIEWS.
Controversial Ca. State Plan to Dig Out & Bury Ballona under massive new levees.
Since the early 1990's Patricia McPherson of Grassroots Coalition (GC) has been involved in assuring the disclosure of health and safety information related to the Playa del Rey / SoCalGas / Sempra Energy. This is a limited list of GC involvement to assist you in understanding the dangers at the PDR Underground Gas Storage Field.
ACTIVISTS PREVAIL IN CAMPAIGN TO CAP BALLONA STORM DRAINS
Supervisor Janice Hahn's Remarks at Board of Supervisors’ Meeting May 30, 2017 Item 10, “Regional Water Resilience Planning, Outreach and Engagement Stormwater Capture Plan”.
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