Gerardo E. Alvarado León /email@example.com
The recent landslide in Villa España, Bayamón, evidences, once again the unsustainable and poor urban planning policies in Puerto Rico. Experts agree that the geological risks of an area are often ignored to give way to construction.
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The recent landslide in Bayamón, the publication of the long awaited Land Use Plan and the news that sea level rise has surpassed expectations underscore the need for a Coastal Construction Separation Line (CCSL) to protect Puerto Rico's coasts.
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