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Is Chargers stadium EIR a wise expense?

Jonathan Horn, SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE

Friday, July 24, 2015

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Kelly Cunningham, National University System
Answer: YES

Whatever the outcome with the Chargers, the city needs an EIR on the stadium’s fate. Currently the site contains the largest surface parking lot west of the Mississippi and the stadium is among the oldest in the nation. The city needs to plan for the many $millions more required for whatever happens to the stadium. Producing a review now both strengthens the city's hand in negotiating with the Chargers and invests in future necessary planning.