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PREPARING FOR RESTORATION BALLONA WETLANDS ECOLOGICAL RESERVE
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A new vision for Marina del Rey: Fisherman’s Village contemplates overhaul as county officials plan for increased harbor amenities
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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Request Hearing US Army Corps of Engineers about 8 story Boat Central
The EPA California Branch keeps track of "impaired" water bodies and their pollutants for the purpose of preventing future impairment, and cleaning existing impaired water bodies.
This CalEPA web section has all sorts of data, past reports, maps, lists, and contact data to report local efforts that move us in the wrong direction.
FISHERMAN'S VILLAGE COMMENTS taken from the web:
Why can't we spruce up the existing buildings in Fisherman's Village and focus on a view of the Ballona Wetlands on the other side of Fiji? Don't we have enough commercial? I'd rather see herons! Anonymous
I just went there with my kids for the first time in like 20 years, and I was amazed at how unchanged it was. I rather liked it, frankly. These renderings look like nothing but a big array of parking structures." Anonymous
Marina Del Rey city public park land leased by the County of LA to a private developer for The Shores a 5 Storey Hi-Rise Residential Building painted with high visibility Blue.
Marina Del Rey was created with combined efforts of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles City and 83rd U.S. Congress Public Law 389 in 1954. Initial authorization under Rivers and Harbors Act was requested by the Committee on Commerce on June 2, 1936 and adopted by the U.S. Senate August 26, 1937. Document 389 contains various reports and comments from the U.S. Bureau of the Budget; the Chief of Engineering, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), the U.S.