Peter M. Douglas dies at 69; California Coastal Commission chief

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posted by Leonard Woren
Tue, April 3, 2012

I received the email below from a Sierra Club mailing list.

Peter M. Douglas dies at 69; California Coastal Commission chief

For more than 25 controversial years, Peter M. Douglas fought to preserve California’s shoreline as well as the independence of the powerful regulatory agency he helped create.

Peter M. Douglas, the controversial and resilient executive director of the California Coastal Commission, who for more than 25 years fought to preserve the natural beauty of the state’s shoreline and the independence of the influential regulatory agency he helped create, has died. He was 69.

http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-peter-douglas-20120404,0,7587359.story


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