|Retreat may be a good idea, if it's not|
"Managed Retreat" in our neighborhoods.
|Apartments lost to coastal erosion.|
We have the technology and the resources to protect Pacifica from this growing problem. In any doubt, listen to Congresswoman Jackie Speier.
I have a suggestion to anyone on City Council or elsewhere in town thinking a retreat is ever a good idea -- you do not represent me and keep your hands off my house."
Reference, Managed Retreat, Beachapedia. Related article. SF Gate/Peter Fimrite, 2/3/16, "Pacific Ocean devours Pacifica cliffs in aerial photos over decades." Note photographs. Apartment buildings lost by Leah Mills from San Francisco Chronicle/Peter Fimrite, 12/29/15,"El Niño forecast renews worries about Pacifica cliffside homes." Ocean splashing over sea retaining wall, West Sharp Park by Dave R./Flickr from Climate Central/John Upton, 10/30/15, "Paris Agreement Could Put Leash Around Global Warming."
Posted by Kathy Meeh