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A-Cup: Do No Harm

Newsom upset many in the environmental community by initially proposing that the environmental review process be skipped in the interest of avoiding the obstacles of a prolonged governmental approval process. So far. most of the press has been about how glorious the 34th America's Cup race is going to be. Blogger Alison Hawkes, at the source for green news in the Bay Area, Way Out West, gives us a quick rundown of serious environmental concerns, from copper-based paint in the hulls of local boaters to the underwhelming sewer capability along the Embarcadero. And you thought that line for the Ladies at the Ferry Building was long now. Plus there's the increasing sea lion population. Mr. Expedited-EIR-Process, they're watching. [Way Out West]