San Francisco: wealthy opponents of new shelter claim homeless are bad for environment

The effort to block construction of a new shelter comes as city’s homeless population surges to more than 8,000

The wealthy San Francisco residents who launched a crowdfunding campaign to block construction of a new homeless shelter in their waterfront neighborhood are employing a new tactic: arguing that homeless people are bad for the environment.

In a lawsuit filed against the city of San Francisco and the California State Lands Commission, the residents called for the project to undergo an environmental review before breaking ground.

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