Los Angeles Against the Mountains

Green, Emily
May 2012
High Country News;5/14/2012, Vol. 44 Issue 8, p12
The article details how the Los Angeles County Flood Control District plans to bulldoze wild places and wild canyons to dispose a backlog of sediment from dams and debris basins in California. The plan has fallen the Arcadia woodland making life on a floodplain possible for 10 million people. However, after it bulldozed the oaks at the Highland Oaks Drive, environmentalists and homeowners believe that it has destroyed what has drawn residents in the place.


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