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Monday, March 8, 2010

News: Fairfax plans Metro development around wetlands, Washington Examiner, March 8, 2010

By: Brian Hughes
Examiner Staff Writer
March 8, 2010

A wetlands area near the expected Herndon-Monroe Metro station is complicating plans for an urban, walkable community around the transit center.

The Sunrise Valley Wetlands are nestled within a quarter-mile of the planned station, with a pocket of single-family homes -- both of which area leaders and residents say should remain.

But those wetlands could diminish visions of high-density development near the station, the blueprint for planned Metro stations on the Metrorail extension to Washington Dulles International Airport. . . .

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