This was the govenator's response to my email of a few months ago...
Thank you for your email to Governor Schwarzenegger regarding the proposal for a multi-lane Foothill-South Toll Road through San Onofre State Beach. The Governor appreciates hearing from people on issues that affect our state.
Governor Schwarzenegger is honored that you would entrust him to help you with this matter. However, local officials represented by the Transportation Corridor Authority (TCA) hold decision-making authority over the proposed project. In light of the TCA’s vote to approve the proposed location of the road, federal and state law will require the TCA to complete additional filings and a federal environmental impact statement.
The Resources Agency and Business, Transportation and Housing Agency will continue to work with the military, TCA, local officials and stakeholders to mitigate any impacts on San Onofre State Park should the project go forward as proposed. The agencies also will explore all viable alternatives should there be an opportunity to reconsider the alignment.
As you know, San Onofre State Beach is an extremely popular park on land leased from the . The has the task of balancing public recreation with population growth. In Southern California, there is a serious need to reduce traffic congestion, but there is equal concern over the loss of valuable state park land that is enjoyed by so many California residents and visitors.
Again, thank you for writing. Governor Schwarzenegger welcomes the comments of people who care about the future of .
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