Recent articles about CCRIC or the Greenbelt Metro development
July 5 2001: Greenbelt edition (College Park, Hyattsville editions) of the
July 3, 2001: Washington Post, Prince George's County Section:
June 28, 2001: Prince George's Gazette newspapers: Letters to the Editor / Editorial
June 27, 2001: Greenbelt News Review
A large front-page article with artists' renderings and comments
about the Conceptual Site Plans and the upcoming hearing
appeared in the Greenbelt News Review (no online text version available).
May 30 (or June 7), 2001: Prince George's County Gazette Newspapers: Letters to the Editor / Editorial
February 8, 2001: Washington Post, Prince George's Section (quotation):
"Retail Plans Stir Wetlands Fears"
Oct. 22nd, 2000: See Doug Love's article on his web site:
"Beaverdam Cleanup a limited success."
With many Prince George's County residents clamoring for upscale retail
stores, a private developer's new proposal to turn 132 acres of vacant
land around the Greenbelt Metro station into a hub of high-quality shops,
restaurants, offices and housing seems to offer a solution, officials say.
"The significance for the county is really tremendous," said County Council
member Audrey E. Scott, a Bowie Republican. "It's a recognition that we have
the income to support this type of development. . . . We're certainly
spending the money now, but it's all going out of county. I'd like
to keep those dollars at home." ...
October 5, 2000: Washington Post, Prince George's Section (quotation):
What's going Where?
October 2000: Washington Business Journal:
Greenbelt: town center or big boxes?
"Greenbelt Metro Park Limited Liability Company of College Park submitted
a preliminary subdivision plan to subdivide 155 acres into five lots along
Cherrywood Lane, Just inside the beltway , in Greenbelt." The paper said
that public meetings are held before any action by the Planning Board,
District Council or zoning hearing examiner.
Press Coverage in 1999:
December 20, 1999: The Washington Post
describes the current
status of the Greenbelt Metro project and mentions CCRIC as the
"lead environmental group" involved in this case.
Indian Creek - Audubon Naturalist News, September 1999
Article by Kate Spencer's about CCRIC efforts to conserve Indian Creek.
May 1999: Greenbelt CityLink:
Minutes of the worksession, May 6th with CCRIC at the Greenbelt City Council.
Apil 1999: Anacostia Watershed Society Newsletter:
The Anacostia Has New Friends Up the CCRIC
The Institute for Public Representation (IPR) in the
Georgetown University Law Center agrees to advise CCRIC on legal matters,
Environmental Law Projects page.
Press Coverage in 1998:
Indian Creek - Audubon Naturalist News, December 1998
Kate Spencer's Article about Indian Creek
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