Engine maker Pratt & Whitney is leaving San Diego at a cost of 530 jobs, consolidating its operations as defense spending contracts.
One has to ask if terribly flawed Barrio Logan Community Plan Update indicated to the defense contractors and other members of the business community that the City had a greater interest in affordable housing than providing well paying jobs? The argument that the defense contractors were the source of the air pollution was unsubstantiated. There is solid evidence that the air pollution is in large part due to diesel truck exhaust.
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