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Google delays Bay View office project at NASA Ames

Original post made on Jul 18, 2013

After the City Council refused to approve a shuttle bridge for Google over Stevens Creek, Google has announced the delay of a controversial office project that would put 3,600 employees amidst wildlife at the north end of NASA Ames Research Center.

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Posted by resident
a resident of South of Midtown
on Jul 18, 2013 at 10:34 am

Sounds like Google is moving to south Palo Alto instead. That solves the problem of car traffic jams caused by the few roads over Hwy 101 to the Mountain View campus. If Google wants to build a new bike bridge over Hwy 101, the city council will jump at the offer.

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Posted by Ivan
a resident of Evergreen Park
on Jul 19, 2013 at 10:43 pm

No matter how 'green' the proposed new building might be, it will still be built on top of the toxic plume underlying much of the NASA AMES site. NASA AMES been a Superfund site for decades now. The basement(s) of occupied Google buildings on the other side of the creek were found to be potentially hazardous not so long ago, due to the accumulated toxic vapor from the plume under NASA AMES. Maybe Google had second thoughts about employee health?