Judge suspends ban and allows fireworks in San Diego

by on June 3, 2011 · 2 comments

in Culture, Environment, Ocean Beach, San Diego

By Christopher Cadelago / SignOnSanDiego / June 3, 2011 – last update at 8:23 pm

The judge who sparked national interest in a debate that pits ecological protection against patriotic festivities temporarily suspended her ruling Friday that requires Fourth of July fireworks in La Jolla and other citywide events to undergo environmental review.

San Diego County Superior Court Judge Linda Quinn granted a request from event organizers and the city to stay her May 27 ruling that subjected such events to the California Environmental Quality Act of 1970.

“I’m relieved and thrilled,” said attorney Robert Howard, who represents the La Jolla Community Fireworks Foundation in the case. “The judge has given us the time we need to address the court’s concerns and we’re happy to be in the position to move forward with this year’s event.”

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cahlo June 4, 2011 at 6:41 am

this is alot about nothing and some grandstanding wannabe lawyer……


Claudia J June 5, 2011 at 9:09 am

OMG, OB is so happy about having 2011 Fireworks>> Ocean Beach is such a Special place and Fireworks are a very special event in OB!!! Please support the Fireworks cans through out OB, with your spare change, all your donations will make a difference!!!! Thanks for all your support>> See you on the lawn & beach July 4, 2011, We are going to have a Fantastic time>>>>> ooclaudia


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