From a press release:
Concerned Native Americans, the California Cultural Resources Preservation Alliance and the Bolsa Chica Land Trust have all signed on to the attached letter to the Coastal Commission requesting a revocation hearing on the archeological issues surrounding the Brighwater development project at Bolsa Chica Mesa.
June 2, 2008
California Coastal Commission
Teresa Henry, District Manager
200 Oceangate, 10th floor
Long Beach, CA 90802-4416
RE: Brightwater / Bolsa Chica Permit 5-05-020
Dear Ms. Henry:
We, the undersigned ( petitioners) along with over 500 interested citizens who have submitted signatures, request an immediate investigation by the California Coastal Commission with respect to Permit 5-05-020 Brightwater , approved April 14, 2005
( Condition of Approval 23 attached as Exhibit A).
If any of the following allegations are discovered to be true we request that the Commission immediately revoke or suspend this permit.
The petitioners want to preface the above request by noting that over decades the petitioners have come to believe that the Bolsa Chica sacred site is being systematically destroyed or, at a minimum, placed in grave peril. The petitioners do not fault the Coastal Commission or any other public agency for this state of affairs. However, we believe the following presents such a clear case of improper action relative to the Bolsa Chica sacred site that specific action must be taken immediately. (more…)