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News - May 21, 2010

Study lists impacts of Stanford hospitals 'renewal'

Newly released Draft Environmental Impact Report identifies projects' impacts on air quality, traffic, noise

by Gennady Sheyner

Stanford University Medical Center's sweeping proposal to rebuild and expand its hospital facilities threatens to bring — along with improved medical care — a wide range of traffic, noise and pollution impacts to Palo Alto, some of which cannot be avoided or mitigated, a detailed environmental report released Wednesday indicates.

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