Also known as the San Francisco Bay Plan, it was a 20th century campaign to cut off and reclaim a large portion of the SF Bay, turning it into two freshwater lakes. Modeling efforts determined it would have been an unprecedented environmental catastrophe.

  • @MacedWindow
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    628 days ago

    2.5 billion doesn’t actually seem that bad for a project of this scale. But according to a quick calculation on an internet site it’d be about 26 billion today.

    • @[email protected]
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      428 days ago

      You’d spend at least twice that today just acquiring the land rights via eminent domain.