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Midcoast Design Review Agenda

Of the three new Midcoast houses proposed here (click link above), we see at least 16 trees slated for removal, nine of them described as "significant." I hope the new homeowners plan to replant trees, otherwise their fancy new houses represent a loss for the environment. Trees sequester carbon dioxide; houses and people do not. Simple math.

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Technically, houses do sequester carbon, but that is admittedly a crappy reason to build more of them!

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